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Proof without Words: Pythagorean Triples and Factorizations of Even Squares

A 1-1 correspondence between Pythagorean triplets and the factorization of certain even squares is exhibited.
Old Node ID: 
3450
MSC Codes: 
11A41
Author(s): 
José Gomez (South Junior High School Newburgh NY)
Publication Date: 
Monday, March 22, 2010
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
February, 2005
Subject(s): 
Primes
Number Theory
Algebra and Number Theory
Topic(s): 
Diophantine Problems, Pythagorean Triples
Primes and Composites, Factorization
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Rating Count: 
84.00
Rating Sum: 
231.00
Rating Average: 
2.75
Applicable Course(s): 
4.3 Number Theory
Modify Date: 
Friday, August 24, 2012
Average: 2.8 (84 votes)

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