Curious numbers

A an n-digit number is said to be curious if the last n digits of its square are the same as the original number. For example, 252 = 625 and 762 = 5776. (Curious numbers are also known as automorphic numbers.) There are bigger curious numbers, such as 212890625 and 787109376: 2128906252 = 45322418212890625 and 7871093762 = 619541169787109376. And … Continue reading Curious numbers