A note on congruent numbers

Authors:
Ronald Alter and Thaddeus B. Curtz

Journal:
Math. Comp. **28** (1974), 303-305

MSC:
Primary 10B05

Corrigendum:
Math. Comp. **30** (1976), 198.

MathSciNet review:
0337758

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Abstract: An integer *a* is called a congruent number if and only if there are positive integer solutions to the system of equations

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1974-0337758-9

Keywords:
Congruent numbers,
Diophantine equation

Article copyright:
© Copyright 1974
American Mathematical Society