Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Tent, M. B. W. (2008), The Prince of Mathematics, A K Peters Ltd, Retrieved on 2013-06-25
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    25 JUN 2013

     T T T=<em>N</em>

    Occasionally he made a comment similar to Archimedes' "Eureka!" about a discovery, as he did when he wrong T T T=N. This is part of number theory, the field that Gauss called the Queen of Mathematics. A triangular number T is a number that you can get by adding up a string of consecutive whole numbers beginning with one. The number 6 is triangular because you can get it by adding 1 2 3, and 15 is triangular because you can get it by adding 1 2 3 4 5. The number 5,050, the sum of the first 100...
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    Gauss' beautiful mathematical discovery.