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Repeat 4, get square (Posted on 2009-08-29) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Determine all possible value(s) of a positive integer x such that the base ten number 14....4 is a perfect square, where the digit 4 is repeated precisely x times.

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re(2): computer exploration--possible solution (spoiler) Comment 3 of 3 |
(In reply to re: computer exploration--possible solution (spoiler) by Harry)

Indeed such a search finds no solutions for b < 1000

list
   10   for B=1 to 1000
   20    P=(B*B)@2000
   30    if P=444 then print B
   40   next
OK
run
OK


  Posted by Charlie on 2009-08-30 01:49:39
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