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    Computation of the First Two Pythagorean Triples

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    Generate two Pythagorean triples. After building them, verify each of them in the Pythagorean equation. Please include all math, including steps and formulas used to solve the problem, and why you selected that method to solve the problem along with a summary of the problems.

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    The following formula generates all primitive Pythagorean triples:

    a = u^2 - v^2
    b = 2uv
    c = u^2 + v^2

    where u and v ...

    Solution Summary

    We show how to compute the first two Pythagorean triples in this response, which includes calculations and a formula for generating other Pythagorean triples.

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