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The smallest sum (Posted on 2012-06-02) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Find three distinct integers, X, Y and Z, such that X + Y, X + Z, Y + Z, X - Y, X - Z, and Y - Z are all squares of integers.
Apparently, there are many solutions.

Find the set [X, Y, Z] with the smallest X + Y + Z.

No Solution Yet Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
Rating: 4.6667 (3 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
Some ThoughtsSome thoughts (spoiler)Harry2012-06-09 18:43:21
Hints/Tipsre(3): a general formula - a partial hintAdy TZIDON2012-06-03 13:16:25
re(2): a general formulaCharlie2012-06-03 10:35:34
re: a general formulabroll2012-06-03 02:42:46
Question a general formulaAdy TZIDON2012-06-03 02:32:18
re: aha -- computer solutionbroll2012-06-02 15:58:59
Solutionaha -- computer solutionCharlie2012-06-02 13:48:42
Some ThoughtsthoughtsCharlie2012-06-02 13:08:08
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