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**Kumar Gaurav****Member**- Registered: 2014-05-25
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Hey I was just playing with nos. I found a formula to sq. A no. I.e.

(<n-1>squared)+(2n+1)

'n' here implies the no. You want to sq.

*Last edited by Kumar Gaurav (2014-05-25 22:11:33)*

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

I can not follow that. Please explain a little better.

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**Kumar Gaurav****Member**- Registered: 2014-05-25
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This works if you know sq of no. Which lies before it just add 2xno.+1 to sq of no. Lying before the no.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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You mean like this:

(2 * 6 + 1) + 6^2 = 49 which is 7^2?

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**Kumar Gaurav****Member**- Registered: 2014-05-25
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bobbym wrote:

You mean like this:

(2 * 6 + 1) + 6^2 = 49 which is 7^2?

yes sir!

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

This is because of the algebraic identitiy

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**Kumar Gaurav****Member**- Registered: 2014-05-25
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Thanks for informing I will post more.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Welcome to the forum.

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**Kumar Gaurav****Member**- Registered: 2014-05-25
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bobbym wrote:

Welcome to the forum.

thanks

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