## CURIOUS NUMBERS.

(

Money Puzzles)

The number 48 has this peculiarity, that if you add 1 to it the result

is a square number (49, the square of 7), and if you add 1 to its half,

you also get a square number (25, the square of 5). Now, there is no

limit to the numbers that have this peculiarity, and it is an

interesting puzzle to find three more of them--the smallest possible

numbers. What are they?

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