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Bus Number (Posted on 2003-03-04) Difficulty: 3 of 5
While visiting a small town in some country, I lost my overcoat in a bus. When I reported the matter to the bus company I was asked the number of the bus. Though I did not remember the exact number of the bus, I did remember that the bus number had a certain peculiarity about it.

The number plate showed the bus number as a perfect square and also if the plate was turned upside down, the number would still be a perfect square.

I came to know from the bus company they had only five hundred buses numbered from 1 to 500. From this I was able to deduce the number.

Can you find out the bus number and the other one, too ?

See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja    
Rating: 2.7000 (10 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
re: hahaha ^^jduval2007-07-08 13:54:39
No SubjectK Sengupta2007-03-08 12:14:58
hahaha ^^Amon2005-05-03 00:37:52
what aboutMuy Wong2004-05-27 22:20:00
Solutionmaybelogischer Verstand2004-04-28 19:16:56
spizyRohan Shah2004-03-28 05:13:43
some hintsred_sox_fan_0320032004-02-27 00:04:29
possible sol.Jesse2003-09-21 05:37:52
Not reallyGamer2003-08-14 21:40:04
2 solutions (ones a cheat)FatBoy2003-08-14 19:02:32
re(3): SolutionsRavi Raja2003-03-05 03:52:22
re(2): Solutionsfwaff2003-03-05 03:25:54
re: SolutionsRavi Raja2003-03-04 21:56:51
SolutionSolutionsfwaff2003-03-04 21:46:54
SolutionBryan2003-03-04 09:40:02
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