41, 80 and 320?
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Um . . . Their binary representations begin with "101" ? . .
they can all be / by 1
Don't know how I missed that . . . Originally Posted by bigblackbronco they can all be / by 1 And I wasted all that time looking for patterns . . . *sigh* . .
Keep going.
If you add the three numbers you get a perfect square: And... if you add any two of the numbers you also get perfect squares: If it wasn't for Soroban's last post I wouldn't have thought of this.
Originally Posted by eumyang If you add the three numbers you get a perfect square: And... if you add any two of the numbers you also get perfect squares: If it wasn't for Soroban's last post I wouldn't have thought of this. That's the answer I was looking for (I wonder how this plays out in binary?)
Originally Posted by wonderboy1953 That's the answer I was looking for (I wonder how this plays out in binary?) It shouldn't change a bit in binary as this solution has nothing to do with the numbers' digits, only their values.
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