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10102323454577 is the smallest 14-digit prime number that follows the rhyme scheme of a Shakespearean sonnet (ababcdcdefefgg). (Discovered by Jud McCranie.)

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The formula 1+2+3+…+n = k2 holds for only certain values of n and k.
The first solution n=1 k=1 is trivial.
The next solution is n=8 k=6. The following pictures show polyominoes of length 1-8 tiled inside a 6 x 6 square, one with L polyominoes, and the other with W polyominoes:
Tiling Squares with Arithmetic Polyominoes

The formula 1+2+3+…+n = k2 holds for only certain values of n and k.

The first solution n=1 k=1 is trivial.

The next solution is n=8 k=6. The following pictures show polyominoes of length 1-8 tiled inside a 6 x 6 square, one with L polyominoes, and the other with W polyominoes:

Tiling Squares with Arithmetic Polyominoes

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A Radical Mind: an interview with Benoit Mandelbrot

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Mathématique     moderne 3Papy,     avec la collaboration de Frederique Bruxelles-Montréal-Paris,     Didier, (1967) (via sabrinacampagna)

Mathématique moderne 3
Papy, avec la collaboration de Frederique 

Bruxelles-Montréal-Paris, Didier, (1967) (via sabrinacampagna)

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Patterns of Visual Math - Minimal Surfaces and Topological Forms
Patterns of Visual Math - Platonic & Vectoral Geometry