3,4,5...And other memorable triples – Part I

Shirali, Shailesh (2015) 3,4,5...And other memorable triples – Part I. At Right Angles, 4 (2). pp. 15-19.

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What’s interesting about the triple of consecutive integers 3, 4, 5? Almost anyone knows the answer to that: we have the beautiful relation 3^2 + 4^2 = 5^2, and therefore, as a consequence of the converse of Pythagoras’ theorem, a triangle with sides 3, 4, 5 is right-angled.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Shirali, Shailesh
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Pythagoras, triple, acute, obtuse, consecutive integers, touching circles, trisection, in-radius
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/1712
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