# What is the 3 4 5 triad or triple? What Is The Pythagorean Triple?

The Pythagorean triple (also known as the Pythagorean triple) is a mathematical concept which relates three numbers: 1, 2 and 3. The number 3 was chosen because it represents perfection, harmony and balance.

There are several ways to construct a pythagorean triple. One way to do so involves adding up all the multiples of 3, then taking each multiples apart again until there are only two parts left. Then the last part is added together to get the final result. Another method uses the fact that when you add up any two multiples of 3, they will always add up to 6. Thus, if you take any two multiples of 3 and multiply them together, they will give you back a whole number. For example, if you have a number such as 7 x 9 = 27, then you would get back a whole number. If you had another number like 15 x 17 = 77, then you could divide both numbers together to get back a whole number. Finally, if your goal was to find out whether or not something is even or odd, multiplying the first part with itself would give you an answer of “1” or “0”. For example, the first multiples of 3 are 1, 2 and 3. Multiplying these together gives us back a whole number. The next multiples of 3 are 4 and 7. Multiplication of these two numbers gives us back another whole number. The third multiples of 3 are 9 and 15, multiplying those two numbers gives us back yet another whole number. If the answer is “0”, then it is odd, otherwise it is even.

Finding A Particular PYTHAGorean Triple

Now that you know what a pythagorean triple is, we can now move on to learn how to find one yourself! This is where knowing how many possible pythagorean triples there are comes into play.

The way to do this is by dividing the smaller two numbers by each other until you reach 1. If you were to continue this process forever, you would eventually end up with 3 x 3 x 3 = 27, a pythagorean triple.

3 4 5 A pythagorean triple is not the only type of triplet which can be used to construct a right angle. There are other types of triples, such as 3, 4, 5 and 5, 12, 13.

After doing this, you will have the answer. Let’s do an easy one together, shall we? After all, you should be familiar with pythagorean triples because you have already seen several of them in this very article!

What Is The 5 12 13 Triple?

Let’s start with the one that I am sure is scratching at the back of your mind right now! Is 5 12 and 13 a pythagorean triple? The reason why the first one is called a pythagorean triple is due to the fact that this type of triple was first described by the mathematician Pythagoras.

The numbers 3, 4 and 5 are what is known as pythagorean triples. The number 3 represents the hypotenuse of a right angle, which is the longest side, 4 represents one of the sides of a right angle and 5 represents the second side of a rightangle. We need to start by finding the smallest common multiple of all three numbers. If you take 12 and 5 and multiply them together, you will get exactly 60. If you take 12 and 13 and multiply them together, you will get exactly 156. Now, you know that 3 is a common multiple of all three numbers since you started off with a pythagorean triple. The smallest common multiple of 5, 12 and 13 is 3 x 60 = 180. The numbers that make up a right angle are ALWAYS in the ratio of the number Pi (3.14). No matter how small or large a right angle may be, these numbers will ALWAYS be in that ratio.

Now that we have briefly covered what a pythagorean triple is, it is time to find out whether or not 5 12 and 13 is a pythagorean triple! All you need to do now is find out if 180 is divisible by 3.

It isn’t. You know that 180 divided by 3 equals 60, which isn’t a whole number. In fact, there are no pythagorean triples for these numbers. If you were to carry on dividing all three numbers by each other forever, you would never find a pythagorean triple. Once again, this is very easy if you know how, so I will just tell you how and you can try it out for yourself! So, 5:12:13 is a pythagorean triple due to the fact that 5 x 12 = 60 and 5 x 13 = 65. 180 is the smallest common multiple of 5, 12 and 13. If you reach 1, then a pythagorean triple would be possible. Unfortunately for these three numbers, they never reach 1.

What Is A Common Denominator?

You may have come across the term common denominator before and it may seem a little confusing. You can think of a common denominator as a way of making two or more fractions into one larger fraction.

What Is The 17 72 115 Triple?

Finding pythagorean triples that work is not always as straight forward as dividing the three numbers by each other. In some cases, you will have to factorise the numbers first.

This means that you need to use the highest common factor (HCF) and the lowest common multiple (LCM). To find out what these two things are, you will have to look at prime factorisation. In the first example, we took 3 and 4 to make 12. This way, both 3 and 4 were multiplied by 2, hence the term common denominator. Let’s do another one together! Do not worry if it doesn’t quite make sense to you just yet as we will be going over this in a lot more detail soon.

What Is The Common Denominator For 6 ÷ 3 and 6 ÷ 4? In some cases, you will have to do both! The highest common factor is the largest group of numbers that multiply together to give all the individual numbers.

For example, lets take 17 and 72. 17 can be divided by 3 and 7 and 72 can be divided by 2, 4 and 7. Because both numbers share a 2, 4 and 7, these are the highest common factor.

The HCF (or highest common factor) of 6 and 3 is 3. The HCF of 6 and 4 is 2.

Since 3 x 2 = 6, this is the HCF of 6 and 4 as well. The LCM (or lowest common multiple) of 6 and 3 is 6. The LCM of 6 and 4 is also 24. Now we can start to factorise these numbers!

The lowest common multiple is the smallest group of numbers that multiply together to give all the individual numbers. Continuing with our example, 17 can be divided by multiples of 3, which is also the highest common factor, and 72 can be divided by 2, 4 and 7, which are also the highest common factors.

What Are The Common Denominators?

I thought I would have to go through a process of long division which would have been really annoying! The first number we are looking to make a multiple of is 3.

We need the number to be divisible by 3 WITHOUT changing the value of the number. In other words, we need to get the last digit to equal 3. This means that the first digit must be either a 1 or a 2. How do we do this? Well, if we were doing long division this would require us to use what is called a remainder. Remainders are beyond the scope of this article but for our purposes we can knock off a multiple of 3 from the number and then perform the division.

If we take 17 and knock off a multiple of 3, we are left with 12. 12 can be divided by 3 (with a remainder of 0).

The answer is therefore 12 ÷ 3 which equals 4 with 0 remainder. Well, if we add a number between 1 and 9 to the beginning of the number, this will make the first digit a 1 or 2. We want to keep the value of the number so we need to ensure that the added number is a 9. This means that our number will now be either 19 or 29.

The first digit will either be a 1 or a 9 and the rest of the digits will be 2’s. As for 72, we can knock off a multiple of 4 (72-48) and we are left with 24.

This can be divided by 4 (with a remainder of 0). The answer is therefore 24 ÷ 4 which equals 6 with 0 remainder.

Now we have done all the hard work! All that is left is to put it all together.

We have now factored 6 into 3 x 2. The answer is therefore either 1 ÷ 3 or 9 ÷ 3.

For the second number, we need the first digit to be a 4 and for the rest of the digits to be 2’s. If we take 72 and knock off a multiple of 2, we are left with 48.

48 can also be divided by 2 (with a remainder of 0).

The answer is therefore either 24 ÷ 2 or 48 ÷ 2.

The final answer is therefore 1 ÷ 3, 9 ÷ 3 and 24 ÷ 2 or 1 ÷ 3, 9 ÷ 3 and 48 ÷ 2.

Alternatively, you can try to factorise the second number yourself. Go ahead and see if you get the same answer!

What Is A Good Tip To Remember This?

The best way to remember how to do this quickly is to factorise the first number yourself. If you have trouble with this, then it will take a long time to get the answer.

If you can do it easily, then it will be much quicker. For the second number, try to knock off a multiple of 2 from the second number and see if you can divide by 2.

The reason why you can factorise the first number yourself is because both of the factors, 3 and 2, appear in the first number. Since 3 x 2 = 6, this means the highest common factor must be 3 and the lowest common multiple must be 6.

Why Would You Need To Know How To Do This?

This may come in handy if you ever need to prepare for a job interview at some point! If you can’t, then the answer is 2.

If you can, then do the division and work out whether it is 1 or 2.

Is This Just For 2-Digit Numbers?

This method will work for any 2-digit number. The only change that you need to make is that you need to remember to factorise the first number yourself.

It is a good skill to have and it shows that you have an interest in mathematics.

The real reason is because this is really fun and it makes you think!

For 3-digit numbers, you can either factorise the middle number yourself or knock off a multiple of 100 from the number. For 4-digit numbers, you can either factorise the middle number yourself or knock off a multiple of 1000 from the number.

For 5-digit numbers, you can either factorise the middle number yourself or knock off a multiple of 10000 from the number.

I hope you found that helpful!