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4 ways (Posted on 2014-06-04) Difficulty: 2 of 5
What is the smallest number that can be written as the difference of 2 squares in 4 ways?

  Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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The smallest number that can be written as the difference of 2 squares in 4 ways is 96.
In everyday English the difference between two numbers is meant to be the result of smaller being deduced from bigger,
Some mathematicians define the difference between a and b as a-b, which can be positive as well as negative or zero.
Here a positive difference was implied.

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  Subject Author Date
Some Thoughtsre(3): Other possibilities.Ady TZIDON2014-06-05 08:39:42
re(2): Other possibilities.broll2014-06-05 05:03:29
Questionre: Other possibilities.Ady TZIDON2014-06-05 01:24:29
Other possibilities.broll2014-06-05 00:50:31
SolutionsolutionPaul2014-06-04 18:08:56
Solutioncomputer solutionCharlie2014-06-04 18:02:26
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