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**tony123****Member**- Registered: 2007-08-03
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How many six digits perfict square are there each having the property that if each digit is increased by one the resulting number is also a perfect square

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi tony123;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
- Registered: 2009-07-12
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Hi Bobby,

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

Good to see you! You are right 125 is an extra solution that does not fit. The method I used came up with all the solutions not just the six digit ones.

I have added that fact to the original post. Appears I just made a silly mistake of being unable to count to 6 correctly.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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