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# 0-1-4-9-16

0-1-4-9-16-25-36-49-64....

Ignore the fact that all of these are square numbers. What is the pattern?

Ignore the fact that all of these are square numbers. What is the pattern?

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It's not a trick question. Numbers squared is NOT the answer!### Answer

You add the next odd number. 0+1=1. 1+3=4.4+5=9. 9+7=16, etc. etc. Yes, this will follow the pattern of square numbers.

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