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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 09 Feb '07 20:36
    Not so hard- in fact easy, but I'm posting it anyway.
    What do these sets of numbers have in common?
    3,4,5
    5,12,13
  2. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    09 Feb '07 21:04
    Originally posted by Alethia
    Not so hard- in fact easy, but I'm posting it anyway.
    What do these sets of numbers have in common?
    3,4,5
    5,12,13
    1 is a factor of all the numbers in the sets
  3. Standard member Mathurine
    sorozatgyilkos
    09 Feb '07 21:11
    Originally posted by uzless
    1 is a factor of all the numbers in the sets
  4. Standard member Mathurine
    sorozatgyilkos
    09 Feb '07 21:11
    Originally posted by uzless
    1 is a factor of all the numbers in the sets
  5. 09 Feb '07 21:24
    Originally posted by Alethia
    Not so hard- in fact easy, but I'm posting it anyway.
    What do these sets of numbers have in common?
    3,4,5
    5,12,13
    I just say P, Y, T, H to show I have the solution.
  6. Standard member Mathurine
    sorozatgyilkos
    09 Feb '07 21:26
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    I just say P, Y, T, H to show I have the solution.
    Pythagoras, or are you just takin' the pyth??
  7. 09 Feb '07 21:41
    Both are sets of triangle sides.
  8. 09 Feb '07 21:51
    Originally posted by Arachnarchist
    Both are sets of triangle sides.
    So are any three numbers. Like 1, 2, 3 or 4, 5, 6 or whatever. The set of a triangles sides can be any real, rational or integer numbers..
  9. 09 Feb '07 22:12
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    So are any three numbers. Like 1, 2, 3 or 4, 5, 6 or whatever. The set of a triangles sides can be any real, rational or integer numbers..
    Except, of course, that no number in the set can be greater than the sum of the other two.
  10. Standard member MetBierOp
    Dutch
    09 Feb '07 22:34
    Originally posted by Alethia
    Not so hard- in fact easy, but I'm posting it anyway.
    What do these sets of numbers have in common?
    3,4,5
    5,12,13
    The number 5
  11. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    It's about respect
    09 Feb '07 23:52
    Originally posted by Arachnarchist
    Both are sets of triangle sides.
    RIGHT triangle sides.
  12. 10 Feb '07 10:31
    You're all right. They are Pythagorean Triples.
  13. 10 Feb '07 20:54
    perf rt. tri.
    should show
    the correct solution is in my grasp
  14. 10 Feb '07 20:55
    Originally posted by Alethia
    You're all right. They are Pythagorean Triples.
    oh, i hadnt seen that ud given answer already...
    my bad