A note on the area and volume of right-angled triangles with integer sides

Winston Buckley
Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics, ISSN 1310-5132
Volume 18, 2012, Number 1, Pages 6—8
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Winston Buckley
Division of Actuarial Science and Computational Finance, FOSS
University of Technology, Jamaica

Abstract

We show that the area of every right–angled triangle with integer sides is a multiple of 6, and its volume, the product of the lengths of all three sides, is a multiple of 60.

Keywords

  • Integers
  • Triangles

AMS Classification

  • 11D09

References

  1. Edwards, H. M., Fermat’s Last Theorem, Springer Verlag, 1977.

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APA

Buckley, W. (2012). A note on the area and volume of right-angled triangles with integer sides. Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics, 18(1), 6-8.

Chicago

Buckley, Winston. “A Note on the Area and Volume of Right-angled Triangles with Integer Sides.” Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics 18, no. 1 (2012): 6-8.

MLA

Buckley, Winston. “A Note on the Area and Volume of Right-angled Triangles with Integer Sides.” Notes on Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics 18.1 (2012): 6-8. Print.

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