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Number Sense

XII. Class12

A. Pythagorean Triples, Figurate Numbers, and Historical Aspects of Number Theory

Participants should choose investigations that involve:

- Identifying and generating Pythagorean triples
- Recognizing the number patterns that are generated form geometric shapes (square, triangular, and star numbers, etc.)
- Examining historically noteworthy problems from number theory
Participants explore some of the following investigations focused on Pythagorean triples, figurate numbers, and historical aspects of number theory

Pythagorean Triples

Figurate Numbers

Historically noteworthy problems

B. Participants add write-ups to their online portfolios

Additional Resources for Week 12

Dictionary Entries related to Pythagorean triples, figurate numbers, and historical aspects of number theory.

- Pythagorean Triple
- Pythagorean Theorem

External Links

- Challenging Problems in Number Theory
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