### What does **pythagorean triple** mean?

# Definitions for **pythagorean triple**

pythagore·an triple

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### Wiktionary

Pythagorean triple(ProperNoun)

A set of three positive integers a, b and c, where a = b + c

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Pythagorean triple

A Pythagorean triple consists of three positive integers a, b, and c, such that a² + b² = c². Such a triple is commonly written, and a well-known example is. If is a Pythagorean triple, then so is for any positive integer k. A primitive Pythagorean triple is one in which a, b and c are coprime. A right triangle whose sides form a Pythagorean triple is called a Pythagorean triangle. The name is derived from the Pythagorean theorem, stating that every right triangle has side lengths satisfying the formula a² + b² = c²; thus, Pythagorean triples describe the three integer side lengths of a right triangle. However, right triangles with non-integer sides do not form Pythagorean triples. For instance, the triangle with sides a = b = 1 and c = √2 is right, but is not a Pythagorean triple because √2 is not an integer. Moreover, 1 and √2 do not have an integer common multiple because √2 is irrational.

### Editors Contribution

pythagorean triple

Pythagorean triple is a set of three whole numbers which represent the lengths of the sides of a right angle triangle.

Multiples of Pythagorean triples can be formed by multiplying a given set by a whole number. Eg (3,4,5) = 2×(3,4,5)= (6,8,10)

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of pythagorean triple in Chaldean Numerology is:

**2**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of pythagorean triple in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**3**

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- فيثاغورس الثلاثيArabic
- triple pythagorasIndonesian
- 피타고라스 트리플Korean
- پائیٹاگورین ٹرپلUrdu
- 毕达哥拉斯三重Chinese

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