Prove that the longer leg of a Pythagorean triple can never be twice the shorter leg.
I know that I need to prove this indirectly. I am just having trouble coming to a contradiction.
Prove that the longer leg of a Pythagorean triple can never be twice the shorter leg.
I know that I need to prove this indirectly. I am just having trouble coming to a contradiction.
If and this is the contradition because that equation is impossible for positive integers.