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triangular numbers

[trī¦aŋ·gyə·lər ′nəm·bərz]
(mathematics)
The numbers 1, 3, 6, 10, …, which are the numbers of dots in successive triangular arrays, and are given by the expression (n + 1)(n /2), where n = 1, 2, 3,….
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Key Words: Prime Numbers, Perfect numbers, and Triangular numbers.
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