This paper explores which integers can be expressed in the form a2±2b2 by using rings of the form Z[√d], particularly when d = 2 and d = −2.

Faculty Advisor Name

Evan Houston

Faculty Advisor Institution

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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The author would like to thank his sponsor, Professor Evan Houston of UNC Charlotte.

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