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ERIC Number: EJ908775
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
Why 3 and 5 Are Always Factors of Primitive Pythagorean Triples
Leyendekkers, J. V.; Shannon, A. G.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v42 n1 p102-105 Jan 2011
Analysis of integer structure and right-end-digits can illustrate why 3 and 5 are features of primitive Pythagorean triples. The results also utilize the triangular and pentagonal numbers. (Contains 5 tables.)
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Language: English
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