Pythagorean triples can be easily identified by expressing the equation as (p+q)^2-(p-q)^2 = 4pq which clearly has an integer square root if both p and q have integer square roots.

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## Pythagorean Triples

Pythagorean triples can be easily identified by expressing the equation as (p+q)^2-(p-q)^2 = 4pq which clearly has an integer square root if both p and q have integer square roots.