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Root Difference and Seventeen Puzzle (Posted on 2015-08-29) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Each of X and Y is a positive integer which is not a perfect square that satisfy:
√X - √Y = √17
Is each of X and Y always divisible by 17?
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No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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  Subject Author Date
GeneralizationSteve Herman2015-08-30 18:56:06
SolutionAlgebraic solution (spoiler)Steve Herman2015-08-30 07:12:23
possiblyBenny2015-08-29 20:29:36
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