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Proof of a Conjecture of Lewis Carroll

Can one find three distinct right triangles, each having integral sides, all having the same area? Carroll conjectured an answer of yes; he was right.

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1917
Author(s): 
Norbert Hungerbuhler (ETH Zentrum, Switzerland)
Publication Date: 
Friday, June 13, 2008
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
June, 1996
Subject(s): 
Number Theory
Topic(s): 
Diophantine Problems, Pythagorean Triples
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Rating Sum: 
42.00
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2.80
Author (old format): 
Norbert Hungerbuhler
Applicable Course(s): 
4.3 Number Theory
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Friday, August 24, 2012
Average: 2.8 (15 votes)

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