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Multiplying gets a square? (Posted on 2004-06-26) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Is it possible to get a perfect square if you multiply three consecutive natural numbers?

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Three Ways to Approach this Problem (+ more, maybe) | Comment 1 of 25

A) Brute Force

B) Multiplying out (n)(n+1)(n+2) and seeing if it's possible to get a perfect square out of it.

C) Guess and Check :)


  Posted by Victor Zapana on 2004-06-26 12:29:10
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