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Square Sum Proof
Prove by induction that the sum of the first n positive perfect squares is:
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1 + 2 = 3 =
1 + 2 + 3 = 6 =
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 = 10 =
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 = 15 =
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