Explore the relationship between families of quadratic expressions factorable over the integers and Pythagorean triples.
James Metz, firstname.lastname@example.org, a retired mathematics instructor, has conducted math workshops in South Africa with Teachers Across Borders and has done similar work in Uganda. His most recent volunteer work was in Liberia with the Peace Corps.
Lance Hemlow, Lance.Hemlow@raritanval.edu, just completed his twenty-second year at Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, New Jersey. He continues to work on his “special” numbers noted in the reference section. When not teaching or doing math, he enjoys spending time in New York City, watching foreign movies, and eating ethnic foods.
Anita Schuloff, email@example.com, is retired from teaching math after thirty-six years in New York, New Jersey, and Colorado. She is a frequent contributor to the Reader Reflections department of this journal.