I have attached a problem that deals with divisibility. How do i figure this out without going through all 36 steps of brute force?

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- Apr 2nd 2010, 01:44 PMihavvaquestiondivisibility
I have attached a problem that deals with divisibility. How do i figure this out without going through all 36 steps of brute force?

- Apr 2nd 2010, 03:49 PMtonio
- Apr 2nd 2010, 04:22 PMihavvaquestion
hey tonio...thanks

so it looks like 1,4,9,16,25,and 36 all have an odd number of divisors.

so the students who properly followed the teachers instructions, that were still standing, all must have picked a whole numbers' square...is that correct? - Apr 2nd 2010, 06:15 PMtonio