The first of two articles on Pythagorean Triples which asks how many right angled triangles can you find with the lengths of each side exactly a whole number measurement. Try it!

Generating Triples

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Here is an extract from Charlie's table:

Where is the $5^2$?
Where is the $12^2$?
Where is the $13^2$?

Where might we find a similar set of related square
numbers?