It is shown that if p is a prime equal to 5 modulo 8, then 2p cannot be a congruent number. It is also proved that if p is a prime equal to 1 modulo 8, then 2p can be congruent only if p ≡ 1 (mod 16).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)595-600
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Mathematical Sciences (United States)
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2019

Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Mathematics(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

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