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Pythagorean Plus One (Posted on 2004-05-17) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A "Pythagorean Plus One" triple can be defined as any three distinct integers a, b, c, such all three of these are one more than a perfect square, and also a times b equals c. What is the lowest value of c possible?

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Yet another variation... | Comment 10 of 20 |

(Good job, Richard. I should be as "dumb" as you).

If instead of "a times b = c", the puzzle had specified

"a + b = c", the smallest c is 82. The triple is (17,65,82) 


  Posted by Penny on 2004-05-17 18:30:09
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