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nudgie
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Remember NO Googling or searching the Internet allowed and good luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My age is half of a perfect square.
My age is 2 times a perfect square.
My age is one-eighth of a perfect square.
Reverse the digits of my age to get a perfect square.

How old am I?

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jararno
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Joined: May 2010

My brain shut down on this one! I have a severe aversion to anything related to numbers!
( unless it involves a great percentage off a sale item! )

My daughter with the Mathematics degree told me the anwser! Very interesting!

Hope all you Math brains have fun!

Take Care,

Barb

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PGLGreg
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Joined: Jul 2006

is also a perfect square.

AnneCan
Posts: 3692
Joined: Oct 2009

My age is 18-

18 is 1/2 of 36 (6X6)
18 is 2X9
18 is 1/8 of 144 (12X12)
18 reversed is 81

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