Investigating Integer Square Roots of Complex Numbers

Summary

Suppose sqrt(a+bi) =c+di where a, b, c and d are all integers.
Under what conditions will this occur? This session begins with determining what these conditions are and then extending the investigating to determine how these conditions link to a particular sequence of prime numbers (also linked to Gaussian primes) and primitive Pythagorean triples.

Presenters
Ray Williams
Katie Bye

Session Code Session Date Session Start Session Finish Session Location Places Remaining
B-37 05/12/2019 11:00 am 12:00 pm La Trobe University Bundoora
26
J-08 06/12/2019 03:40 pm 04:40 pm La Trobe University, Bundoora
16

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