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Euclid's Formula

Change m and n (assuming m>n) to get a unique Pythagorean Triple.

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m
n
AB
BC
AC

Use the Pythagorean Theorem to get a relationship for the sides:
(m-n)2+(2mn)2=(m+n) 2

Do you see why this makes sense and works algebraically?

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