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comment Pythagorean Triplets & Prime Factors
Thanks! This is exactly the type of explanation I was looking for. The specific problem I was working on involves finding the triplet for which $a + b + c = 1000$, but seeing this pattern, I wasn't sure what I was looking at and was curious. For someone with only a high-school level mathematics education but lots of programming experience, this was a great explanation.
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I just used $99$ again being lazy, but it could have by any positive integer.
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@ThomasAndrews Thanks, I just had that thought a minute ago. Is there a name or some sort of basis for this technique?
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