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Subtract 1 from squared abbbb (Posted on 2008-08-16) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Determine all possible five digit positive decimal (base 10) integer(s) of the form abbbb, with a ≠ b, that contain no leading zeroes, such that (abbbb2 - 1) is equal to a positive ten digit integer (with no leading zeroes) containing each of the digits 0 to 9 exactly once.

Note: While the solution may be trivial with the aid of a computer program, show how to derive it without one.

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  Subject Author Date
re: analytical and briefK Sengupta2008-08-25 13:05:36
re: Analytical Solution (spoiler)K Sengupta2008-08-25 13:04:45
SolutionYes, it's trivial with a computer programCharlie2008-08-17 13:35:13
Solutionanalytical and briefAdy TZIDON2008-08-17 10:24:23
Analytical Solution (spoiler)Daniel2008-08-16 15:29:36
A start (spoiler)Steve Herman2008-08-16 15:20:25
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