Thursday, 12 March 2015

Pierre Fermat, Holly, prime numbers and square numbers

Back in January Holly introduced us to an interesting fact about prime numbers and square numbers. This is something that was discovered by a famous mathematician from Toulouse called Pierre Fermat. The green prime numbers circled here can all be made by adding two square numbers together:
Today in 4G we checked this:
And here are all the ones we did:

One little correction...

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