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A082920 Squares that are the sum of four factorials. 1
4, 9, 16, 169, 361, 729, 961, 1444, 10201, 403225, 725904 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET
0,1
LINKS
EXAMPLE
These appear to be the only solutions to a! + b! + c! + d! = n^2:
a b c d n
0 0 0 0 4
0 0 0 1 4
0 0 0 3 9
0 0 1 1 4
0 0 1 3 9
0 1 1 1 4
0 1 1 3 9
0 2 3 6 729
0 4 4 5 169
0 4 8 9 403225
0 5 5 5 361
0 5 5 6 961
0 5 7 7 10201
1 1 1 1 4
1 1 1 3 9
1 2 3 6 729
1 4 4 5 169
1 4 8 9 403225
1 5 5 5 361
1 5 5 6 961
1 5 7 7 10201
2 2 3 3 16
2 2 6 6 1444
4 5 9 9 725904
1!+2!+3!+6! = 729 = 27^2. This shows that 4 factorials can add to a cube.
MATHEMATICA
e = 75; a = Union[ Flatten[ Table[a! + b! + c! + d!, {a, 1, e}, {b, a, e}, {c, b, e}, {d, c, e}]]]; l = Length[a]; Do[ If[ IntegerQ[ Sqrt[ a[[i]] ]], Print[ a[[i]] ]], {i, 1, l}]
Select[Union[Total/@Tuples[Range[10]!, 4]], IntegerQ[Sqrt[#]]&] (* Harvey P. Dale, Aug 23 2014 *)
PROG
(PARI) sum4factsq(n) = { for(a1=0, n, for(a2=a1, n, for(a3=a2, n, for(a4=a3, n, z = a1!+a2!+a3!+a4!; if(issquare(z), print(a1" "a2" "a3" "a4" "z)) ) ) ) ) }
CROSSREFS
Cf. A082875.
Sequence in context: A226354 A299921 A089149 * A204434 A110979 A073173
KEYWORD
easy,nonn
AUTHOR
Cino Hilliard, May 25 2003
EXTENSIONS
Edited, corrected and extended by Robert G. Wilson v, May 26 2003
STATUS
approved

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