Article

On numbers equal to the sum of two squares in more than one way

Mathematics and Computer Education
(2009)
Abstract

The writer present a proof of the statement that because r statement must be the sum of two squares in two different ways, r must be the product of two factors of this same form. The proof utilizes mainly precalculus mathematics with some number theory.

Keywords

- Factors (Algebra),
- Mathematics -- Problems,
- Number theory,
- Proof theory

Disciplines

Publication Date

Spring 2009
Citation Information

Ming-Sun Li, Kathryn Robertson, Thomas J. Osler, Abdul Hassen, et al.. "On numbers equal to the sum of two squares in more than one way" *Mathematics and Computer Education*Vol. 43 Iss. 2 (2009) p. 102 - 108 ISSN: 0730-8639

Available at: http://works.bepress.com/christopher-simons/1/