Monday Math Madness!

Quan, Daniel, and Sol, from blinkdagger and Wild About Math!, have teamed up to create a fun math contest, Monday Math Madness. Every other week, they post a math problem; after one week, a winner is randomly selected from among those sending in a correct answer, and receives a real honest-to-goodness prize!

The current contest was just posted today. Go give it a try, and send in your solution — maybe you’ll win! Even if you don’t, of course, it’s still a fun problem. Here it is:

Aside from 1 and 9, are there any perfect squares whose digits are all odd? Justify your answer.

Don’t post any answers or discussion here! If you think you’ve solved it, send your answer to mondaymathmadness at gmail dot com.

About Brent

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Hendrix College. Functional programmer, mathematician, teacher, pianist, follower of Jesus.
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2 Responses to Monday Math Madness!

  1. sg211 says:

    Hey, what an interesting blog I found here! Pretty nice stuff. But I see you haven’t updated in over a month. Get to it, cause I just suscribed :D

  2. Brent says:

    Thanks! I’ll get right on that! =)

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