## Special Pythagorean triplet

### Problem 9

Published on Friday, 25th January 2002, 06:00 pm; Solved by 191428A Pythagorean triplet is a set of three natural numbers, `a` < `b` < `c`, for which,

`a`

^{2}+

`b`

^{2}=

`c`

^{2}

For example, 3^{2} + 4^{2} = 9 + 16 = 25 = 5^{2}.

There exists exactly one Pythagorean triplet for which `a` + `b` + `c` = 1000.

Find the product `abc`.