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Fair and Square (Posted on 2003-11-03) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Jack and Jill each have marble collections. The number in Jack's collection in a square number.

Jack says to Jill, "If you give me all your marbles I'll still have a square number." Jill replies, "Or, if you gave me the number in my collection you would still be left left with an even square."

What is the fewest number of marbles Jack could have?

See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja    
Rating: 2.3333 (3 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
AnswerK Sengupta2008-03-20 09:35:31
Ravi TriplesLee2003-11-04 00:53:02
re: Fuller SolutionCharlie2003-11-03 22:09:37
part 2 of the mayhem of my previous postVictor Zapana2003-11-03 19:20:53
solutions for some possibilities part 1Victor Zapana2003-11-03 19:07:09
SolutionFuller SolutionDJ2003-11-03 18:52:02
re(7): Lost their marbles (full solution)SilverKnight2003-11-03 17:16:21
re(6): Lost their marbles (full solution)DJ2003-11-03 17:07:08
re: Dead HorseSilverKnight2003-11-03 15:24:42
Dead Horsenikki2003-11-03 15:09:02
re(5): Lost their marbles (full solution)SilverKnight2003-11-03 13:48:01
re(4): Lost their marbles (full solution)DJ2003-11-03 13:45:04
re(3): Lost their marbles (full solution)SilverKnight2003-11-03 13:39:24
re(2): Lost their marbles (full solution)DJ2003-11-03 13:36:30
re: Lost their marbles (full solution)SilverKnight2003-11-03 12:54:39
SolutionLost their marbles (full solution)DJ2003-11-03 12:37:34
re(3): solutionSilverKnight2003-11-03 11:12:07
re(2): solutionSilverKnight2003-11-03 10:59:55
re: solutionCharlie2003-11-03 10:54:27
This is terrible.....Dan2003-11-03 10:32:22
SolutionsolutionSilverKnight2003-11-03 10:06:42
re: not sure if this countsKitty Saturn2003-11-03 09:06:15
Hints/Tipsnot sure if this countsFatBoy2003-11-03 08:25:16
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