# What do we mean by square and triangle numbers?

Triangle and Square numbers are special numbers that follows a specific pattern

## Answer: Triangle numbers are the ones which gives a triangular pattern and square numbers are the ones which are perfect squares and results by the multiplication of an integer with itself.

Let's look into some examples to understand triangle and square numbers

**Explanation:**

Triangular numbers are the ones that forms a triangular dot pattern such as 1, 3, 6, 10, 15 are triangular numbers as shown below:

Square numbers also known as perfect square is an integer that is the square of an integer i.e, it is the product of an integer with itself.

Example : 3 × 3 = 3^{2} = 9

Thus, 1,4,9,16... are all square numbers

### Hence, we have understood the triangle and square numbers by looking at the above examples

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