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karpmage

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interesting thing I've noted...
Posted: Nov 18, 2012 2:49 AM
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2^2-1 = 2^2-1 = 1^2+2
2^3-1 = 3^2-2 = 2^2+3
2^5-1 = 6^2-5 = 5^2+6
2^13-1 = 91^2-90 = 90^2+91

I realise that x^2-(x-1)==(x-1)^2+(x)

2,3,5 and 13 are all the powers of mersenne primes, and are Fibonacci numbers as well.
It'd be interesting to see what's the next power of 2 that satisfies this equation.



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