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**jacks****Member**- Registered: 2012-11-21
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Integer values of

for which is a perfect square.*Last edited by jacks (2013-09-30 07:01:16)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You have 2 x^2's.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi jacks

3 is the only one in the first 100 000 positive integers. If we allow non-negative integers as well, there are also 0 and 1. Those are the only ones I can find, and I'd say the only ones that are the solutions.

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**jacks****Member**- Registered: 2012-11-21
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To friends I have edited by Question.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi jacks

My post above still applies. I don't have a way to prove that are the only answers...

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