Pythagoras Theorem

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Triples

A Pythagorean triple consists of three positive , b, and c, such that a2 + b2 = c2. Such a triple is commonly written (a, b, c), and a well-known example is (3, 4, 5). If (a, b, c) is a Pythagorean triple, then so is (ka, kb, kc) for any positive integeis derived from the, stating that everyhas side lengths satisfying the formula a2 + b2 = c2; thus, Pythagorean triples describe the three integer side lengths of a right triangle. However, right triangles with non-integer sides do not form Pythagorean triples. For with sides a = b = 1 and c = √2 is right, but (1, 1, √2) is not a Pythagorean triple because √2 is not an integer. Moreover, 1 and √2 do not have an integer common multiple because √2 is irrationalr k. A primitive Pythagorean triple is one in which a, b and c are triangle whose sides form a Pythagorean triple is called a Pythagorean triangThe name

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