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# Nonagonal Hexagonal Number

A number which is simultaneously a nonagonal number and hexagonal number and therefore satisfies the Diophantine equation

 (1)

Completing the square and rearranging gives

 (2)

Defining and gives the Pell-like equation

 (3)

This has fundamental solutions , (9, 3), and (19, 17), giving the family of solutions (5, 1), (9, 3), (19, 17), (61, 23), (135, 51), (509, 193), .... These give solutions which are integers in and of , (10, 13), (39025, 51625), ... (OEIS A048916 and A048917), giving the nonagonal hexagonal numbers 1, 325, 5330229625, 1353857339341, 22184715227362706161, ... (OEIS A048918).

Hexagonal Number, Nonagonal Number

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## References

Sloane, N. J. A. Sequences A048916, A048917, and A048918 in "The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences."

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Nonagonal Hexagonal Number." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/NonagonalHexagonalNumber.html