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Square challenge (Posted on 2004-01-20) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Find the smallest number that can be expressed as the sum of two (nonzero) perfect squares in two different ways.
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And what if the two perfect squares must be nonzero, positive, and different?

See The Solution Submitted by SilverKnight    
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re: A hardy perennial | Comment 2 of 16 |
(In reply to A hardy perennial by Penny)

Penny writes:
"...1729 is the smallest number that can be expressed as the sum of two perfect squares in two different ways."

This is incorrect (for BOTH questions).

I would encourage people to VERIFY their solutions before citing some example from the internet.
  Posted by SilverKnight on 2004-01-20 14:49:20

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