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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Neat ! Here's a wacky one:

338

338**338** = 19.5 x 19.5 - (6.5 x 6.5)

338

338

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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351 Yikes!! Talk about unholy.

6^2 + 6^2 + 6^2 + 9^2 + 9^2 + 9^2

and 3 + 5 + 1 = 9

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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364 = 111111 in base 3

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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377

Sum of 2 nice squares.

4^2 + 19^2 = 377 and 11^2 + 16^2 = 377

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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**390****390****390****390****390**

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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403

Interesting 13 * 31 = 403

7^2 + 7^2 + 7^2 + 16^2 = 403

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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**416****416****416****416****416**

Note the post #32 is the multiplier. 32 times 13 is 416

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, good to notice that! Amazingly, the next one 429 is 13 times the post # also.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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**442****442****442****442****442**

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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455: The year the Ostrogoths conquer Pannonia and Dalmatia (according to Wikipedia).

(Sorry, noemi, I deleted your post because it broke the chain.)

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**noemi****Member**- Registered: 2010-01-07
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468

Proverbs** 4** (choose wisdom)

**6**Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee** 8**Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.

it's ok MathsIsFun.. sorry for taking the liberty

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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481

This one is not the sum of any number of positive cubes, incredible!

But, the sum of the digits is 13.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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**494****494****494****494****494**

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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507

The sum of 8 different squares:

2^2 + 4^2 + 5^2 + 6^2 + 7^2 + 9^2 + 10^2 + 14^2 = 507

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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**520****520****520**=(2)(2)(2)(5)(13)**520****520**

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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546

It is the mean of 2 happy numbers, amazing!

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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**559****559****559**=(13)(43)**559****559**

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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572

Sum of eight squares:

1^2 + 2^2 + 3^2 + 4^2 + 5^2 + 6^2 + 15^2 + 16^2 = 572

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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**585****585****585****585****585**

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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598

Sum of 6 cubes.

1^3 + 1^3 + 4^3 + 4^3 + 5^3 + 7^3 = 598

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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**611****611****611** = 102 + 204 + 305**611****611**

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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624 = 2[sup]4[/sup] + 2[sup]5[/sup] + 2[sup]6[/sup] + 2[sup]9[/sup]

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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637 = 5^3 + 8^3

637 = 2^3 + 2^3 + 4^3 + 5^3 + 6^3 + 6^3

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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650 = 8[sup]3[/sup] + 2[sup]7[/sup] + 2[sup]3[/sup] + 4[sup]½[/sup]

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