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## figurate

(fĭg′ū-rāt) [L. figuratum, figured]
Having a rounded, curved, circular, or ringed shape. The term is used to describe rashes that leave elaborately embroidered markings on the skin.
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52) The title reads: La Liberta del Campidoglio eccita l'amirazione, e la speranza delle quattro parti del Mondo figurate sotto i quattro principali Fiumi dell'Universo, Al Cittadini Consoli defla Repubblica Romana.
sine coeundi complexu sive aliquo alio modo si non peccarent, habituri essent filios e munere omnipotentissimi creatoris qui potuit etiam ipsos sine parentibus condere, qui potuit carnem Christi in utero virginali formare, ut iam ipsis infidelibus loquar, qui potuit apibus prolem sine concubitu dare, sive ubi multa mystice ac figurate dicta sunt.
We pick up from there and use another neat way of adding lists of numbers to find a way of getting general formulae for figurate numbers and use Gauss's method to check it
The same technique can be applied to any other sequence of figurate numbers.
If in the previous issue of AMT (page 15) you didn't try to test Fermat's declaration about figurate numbers being used to express any number, then you might be in a better position to do so now, having found a few more types of figurate numbers with which to play.
So pick any number and find it to be a figurate number itself, or the sum of two or more of them.
A figurate number is a number that can be represented as a regular and discrete geometric pattern (e.
Its definition is linked in history to our investigation of figurate numbers.
Figurate numbers were a concern of Pythagorean geometry, (I just love these links between numbers and shapes
The gnomon is the piece which needs to be added to a figurate number to transform it to the next biggest one.
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