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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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Some Thoughts re: Reply to Ady...FINAL WORD | Comment 17 of 25 |
(In reply to Reply to Ady... by Patricia Stamets)

Hi,Pat
I agree that there might be some ambiguity re inclusion of zero in the set of natural numbers (Natural number can mean either a positive integer (1, 2, 3, 4, ...) or a non-negative integer (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, ...). =====>SAY SOME )-
so the answer to the puzzle posted would be either

a) NO
or
b) NO, except the trivial solution

Clearly - no other trines(or triples) exist..
ady
  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2004-07-05 00:49:45

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