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A consecutive Pythagorean triple is a Pythagorean triple of the form , a^2 + (a + 1)^2 = b^2,    a and b positive integers. Given that a, a+1, and b form the third consecutive Pythagorean triple, find a.

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Here are all the Pythagorean triples up to a 1,000,000:
5, 3, 4
29, 20, 21
169, 119, 120
985, 696, 697
5741, 4059, 4060
33461, 23660, 23661
195025, 137903, 137904
1136689, 803760, 803761

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edited by Guest  Jun 13, 2019
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Here are all the Pythagorean triples up to a 1,000,000:
5, 3, 4
29, 20, 21
169, 119, 120
985, 696, 697
5741, 4059, 4060
33461, 23660, 23661
195025, 137903, 137904
1136689, 803760, 803761

Guest Jun 13, 2019
edited by Guest  Jun 13, 2019

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