Posted by Matt on .
The number feared by Pythagoreans, since it lies halfway between the only two integers that can be both the perimeter and the area of the same rectangle?
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tchrwill,
The number feared by Pythagoreans, since it lies halfway between the only two integers that can be both the perimeter and the area of the same rectangle?
A 3x6 rectangle has an area and perimeter of 18 and a 4x4 rectangle has an area and perimeter of 16.
Could 17 be the number you seek?