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CassiusDelaney
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Pierre de Fermat, a 17th century French lawyer, stated that any whole number can be written as the sum of four or less square numbers. For Example .
15 = 3(squared) + 2(squared) + 1(squared) + 1(squared)
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CassiusDelaney Group Title
Pierre de Fermat, a 17th century French lawyer, stated that any whole number can be written as the sum of four or less square numbers. For Example . 15 = 3(squared) + 2(squared) + 1(squared) + 1(squared)
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rctnk99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It's a nice theorem, but what is the question?
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CassiusDelaney Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh sorry u have to make 95
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rctnk99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Make 95 out of sums of squares?
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CassiusDelaney Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah :)
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rctnk99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok, so what the largest perfect square less than 95?
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CassiusDelaney Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ummmmmmmmmmm...
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rctnk99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
10^2 is 100. What's 9^2?
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rctnk99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Then the largest perfect square that won't add up to over 95?
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timo86m Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I like that theorem
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CassiusDelaney Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so 9^2 + 4^2 + 1^2 is the answer?
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rctnk99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Close. 4^2 is 16. 81+16+1 is 98. So you have to use 3^2.
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CassiusDelaney Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
now im lost :/
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rctnk99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok, 9^2 is 81, right? You can't use 4^2 since 81+16 is greater than 95. So 81+3^2 is 90. Now you have 5 left. How can you make 5 out of sums of squares?
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CassiusDelaney Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2^2 and 1^2
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rctnk99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So your answer is 9^2+3^2+2^2+1^2.
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CassiusDelaney Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh thank you mate :)
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rctnk99 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Such a fun theorem.
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CassiusDelaney Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
haha :)
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