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A triangular number is a number which can be represented by a set of dots drawn in a triangular pattern. For example, ten is a triangular number because it can be displayed like this:
♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Thus, the first few triangular numbers are 1, 3, 6, 10, and 15. Find the 200th triangular number.
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