Why 3 and 5 are always factors of primitive Pythagorean triples

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Journal Article
Citation:
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2011, 42 (1), pp. 102 - 105
Issue Date:
2011-01-01
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Analysis of integer structure and right-end-digits can illustrate why 3 and 5 are features of primitive Pythagorean triples. The results also utilize the triangular and pentagonal numbers.
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