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All students interested in mathematics are invited to attend the club’s events, which include talks aimed at students, problemsolving sessions, and panel discussions. The talks generally will not require a background beyond calculus and a little linear algebra. Free refreshments will be provided.
Upcoming Events

Sep
6
Math Club
The Classification of all Pythagorean Triples
Keith Conrad (UConn)5:30pmMath Club
The Classification of all Pythagorean Triples
Keith Conrad (UConn)Wednesday, September 6th, 2023
05:30 PM  06:30 PM
Storrs Campus
Monteith 214A Pythagorean triple is a set of positive integers \(a\), \(b\), and \(c\) such that
\[
a^2 + b^2 = c^2.
\]
Two wellknown examples are (3,4,5) and (5,12,13). There are infinitely many more examples, and in fact it's possible to give a formula for all of them. In this talk, we'll see what that formula is and several derivations of it, using both algebra and geometry.
Note: Free refreshments. The talk starts at 5:40.Contact Information: Keith Conrad (kconrad@math.uconn.edu)
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Past talks in or after Spring 2019 are accessible through the UConn Events Calendar (search on “math club”). A list of math club talks prior to Spring 2019 can be found here.
Contact us: You can reach the math club by email at the address uconnmathclub@gmail.com.
Officers: The president and secretary is Keegan Reck, and the vicepresident and treasurer is Jason Dai. The faculty advisor is Keith Conrad.
Interested in joining? The math club is open to all registered UConn students. We have a group page on UConntact, on Twitter, and on Discord. Please go to our UConntact page and click on the Join Organization button.
Interested in a topic? If you are a UConn student who wants to hear a talk about some part of mathematics, especially one which may not be in a regularly offered course, write to the email address above and hopefully we can find a suitable speaker to address your interests.
Videos Check out some past math club talks on the math department’s You Tube channel: Nick Juricic’s talk on differentiation under the integral sign on Sept. 30, 2020, Keith Conrad’s talk on patterns that don’t last on Sept. 9, 2015, and Jon Hanke’s talk on the geometry of projective space on April 4, 2012. Other videos are available on the UConn math department’s YouTube Channel.