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Published: 30/03/2012
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Pythagorean triples from fractions

Two methods of finding Pythagorean triples, which involve finding reciprocals and adding, multiplying and dividing fractions. The teaching notes include a lovely extension for advance sets, asking students to find the general rule for the triples that the simpler method creates.    

See other resources: Geometry and measure | Pythagoras' theorem

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