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Write a Pythagorean triplet whose one member is. 16

Write a Pythagorean triplet whose one member is. 16

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Harshit Singh
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one year ago
Dear Student

For any natural number m, we know that 2m, m2–1, m2+1 is a Pythagorean triplet.
2m=16⇒m=16/2=8
m^2–1=8^2–1=64–1=63
m^2+1=8^2+1=64+1=65
∴ (16, 63, 65) is aPythagorean triplet.

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