Hi,

Can anyone show that can be a perfect square if a and b are integers and a > b > 0 ?

I think that and must simultaneously be squares but am struggling to get further

got further

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- Oct 9th 2011, 01:47 AMmorimancan this expression be a perfect square?
Hi,

Can anyone show that can be a perfect square if a and b are integers and a > b > 0 ?

I think that and must simultaneously be squares but am struggling to get further

got further

can be a perfect square? - Oct 9th 2011, 03:28 AMmorimanRe: can this expression be a perfect square?

a and b are integers a > b > 0

Is this correct - Oct 9th 2011, 11:38 AMDrexel28Re: can this expression be a perfect square?
- Oct 9th 2011, 01:10 PMmorimanRe: can this expression be a perfect square?
Thanks Drexel.

I'll have to take a look at quadratic residues, it's a loooooooonnnnng time since I was at school ;)