Paula Beardell Krieg recently wrote about using Desmos to create designs that can be colored by hand or by computer programs like Paint. I like using Paint so with her permission I took a design she made and colored it so I could present it here in this post. I chose colors that make me think of spring because, frankly, I’m ready for winter to be over!
Now I’ll write a little bit about the number 1348:
1348 is the sum of two squares:
32² + 18² = 1348
1348 is the hypotenuse of a Pythagorean triple:
700-1152-1348 which is 32² – 18², 2(32)(18), 32² + 18²
1348 is also the short leg in a primitive Pythagorean triple: