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Factorial and a Square (Posted on 2008-02-23) Difficulty: 2 of 5
If a and p are positive integers, then solve for (a,p):
a2=p!

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Solution Comment 9 of 9 |
For the given problem, (a,p) = (1,1) is the only positive integer pair satisfying conditions of the problem.

If non negative p were permissible in terms of the given conditions, then we would have obtained (a,p) = (1,0) as an additional solution.


Edited on February 26, 2008, 12:23 pm
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2008-02-26 05:29:42

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