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# Formula watch

1. This may be me being stupid but i think i might have stumbled on a formula,
its pretty useless but i just want to know if anyone has discovered it before or if anyone could help me improve it the formula is:

n-50 = g

100g+g(squared) + 2500 = n(squared)

as i said its pretty useless but i haven't found a number that doesn't work yet. I have tried replacing the 50 with other numbers but so far i cant find another one. so why 50? how could i adapt this formula to use any known squared number? and has this already been discoverd
2. (Original post by 0ddie)
This may be me being stupid but i think i might have stumbled on a formula,
its pretty useless but i just want to know if anyone has discovered it before or if anyone could help me improve it the formula is:

n-50 = g

100g+g(squared) + 2500 = n(squared)

as i said its pretty useless but i haven't found a number that doesn't work yet. I have tried replacing the 50 with other numbers but so far i cant find another one. so why 50? how could i adapt this formula to use any known squared number? and has this already been discoverd
The reason it works for any number is if you rearrange the first equation to n=g+50, square both sides and expand the brackets, you get the second equation.
3. (Original post by Gemini92)
The reason it works for any number is if you rearrange the first equation to n=g+50, square both sides and expand the brackets, you get the second equation.
Second equation? and i know why it works now i found it from the pattern of square numbers:
2809 (53 squared)
2704 (52 squared)
2601 (51 squared)
2500 (50 squared)
4. (Original post by 0ddie)
Second equation? and i know why it works now i found it from the pattern of square numbers:
2809 (53 squared)
2704 (52 squared)
2601 (51 squared)
2500 (50 squared)
By second equation, I meant this:
5. (Original post by 0ddie)
This may be me being stupid but i think i might have stumbled on a formula,
its pretty useless but i just want to know if anyone has discovered it before or if anyone could help me improve it the formula is:

n-50 = g

100g+g(squared) + 2500 = n(squared)

as i said its pretty useless but i haven't found a number that doesn't work yet. I have tried replacing the 50 with other numbers but so far i cant find another one. so why 50? how could i adapt this formula to use any known squared number? and has this already been discoverd
Quite cool. I think this could be a major breakthrough.

Keep trying to modify your discovery so that it works with numbers other than 50.

I see connections between 50 and 100 and 50 and 2500 that may be worth exploring further.

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