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 Three Digit Number (Posted on 2003-05-15)
Find a three-digit number containing three different digits where the following are all perfect squares:

• (A) The sum of the first digit and the number formed by the second and third digits;
• (B) The first digit multiplied by the number formed by the second and third digits and
• (C) The sum of the three digits.

•  See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja Rating: 3.8000 (5 votes)

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 solution | Comment 4 of 28 |
This program:

FOR a = 1 TO 9
FOR b = 0 TO 9
FOR c = 0 TO 9
t1 = a + 10 * b + c
st1 = INT(SQR(t1) + .5)
IF st1 * st1 = t1 THEN
t2 = a * (10 * b + c)
st2 = INT(SQR(t2) + .5)
IF st2 * st2 = t2 THEN
t3 = a + b + c
st3 = INT(SQR(t3) + .5)
IF st3 * st3 = t3 THEN
PRINT a; b; c
END IF
END IF
END IF
NEXT
NEXT
NEXT

Produces

1 0 0
2 0 2
4 0 0
8 0 8
9 0 0
9 1 6
so that if "the number formed by the second and third digits" is not allowed to have a leading zero, then 916 is the only solution.
 Posted by Charlie on 2003-05-15 11:25:51

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