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Pythagorean Triples with Square and Triangular Sides

by Sharon Brueggeman (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga )

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
March, 2007

Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology | Plane Geometry | Patterns | Triangles
Applicable Course(s): 4.3 Number Theory | 4.9 Geometry

Describing Pythagorean Triples with one square side and a triangular side. Their number is infinite.

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Number Theory | Diophantine Problems
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