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Primitive Pythagorean Triples of Gaussian Integers

by James T. Cross (The University of the South)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
April, 1986

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Number Theory | Integers
Applicable Course(s): 4.3 Number Theory

Gaussian Integer solutions to the Pythagorean Triplet equation are investigated. The paper was `inspired by undergraduates, and is accessible to them`.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Number Theory | Diophantine Problems, Pythagorean Triples
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