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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 30 Dec '05 19:10
    The square of a number is equivalent to that number plus itself, plus itself, plus itself, plus itself. What is the number?
  2. 30 Dec '05 19:13 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by prosoccer
    The square of a number is equivalent to that number plus itself, plus itself, plus itself, plus itself. What is the number?
    The number could be 5 or 0.
  3. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    30 Dec '05 22:44
    Originally posted by rheymans
    The number could be 5 or 0.
    Or both.
  4. Standard member TheMaster37
    Kupikupopo!
    31 Dec '05 07:47
    Originally posted by prosoccer
    The square of a number is equivalent to that number plus itself, plus itself, plus itself, plus itself. What is the number?
    x*x = 5*x

    Above are the only solutions to this equation
  5. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    07 Jan '06 00:07
    Originally posted by TheMaster37
    x*x = 5*x

    Above are the only solutions to this equation
    Whats wrong with 5 or zero?