Stunning Algebra: Problem of the Week (December 14 – December 21, 2013)



Perfect square

How many possible value of x in the set of  {1,2,3,…,1000} such that the expression   x^2-x   is a perfect square?

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1. Jeffery Robles. University of the Philippines- Diliman

2. Muthu Krishna. Kle College , Bengaluru

3. Arsh Singh.

4. ambi kumbakonam

5. Kennard Ong Sychingping, De La Salle University

6. Regin N. Manamba .University of Southern Mindanao-Kabacan

7. Jia Syuen- SMJK Sam Tet, Malaysia



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5 Responses

  1. ambi kumbakonam says:


  2. Jhay Dela Cruz says:


  3. Regin N. Manamba - University of Southern Mindanao-Kabacan says:

    only one value of x will satisfy the given condition x^2 – x will be a perfect square, that is when x = 1

  4. Jia Syuen- SMJK Sam Tet, Malaysia says:


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