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Polygonal Numbers
A polygonal number is a type of figurate number that is a generalization of triangular, square, etc., numbers to an
-gon for arbitrary positive integer
. The diagram graphically illustrates the process by which the
th
-gonal number is generated.
Contributed by:
Eric W. Weisstein
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