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Age 14 to 16 Short
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Find all $9$ integer values of $n$ between $1$ and $100$ for which $n^2+n^3$ is a square number.

This problem is adapted from the World Mathematics Championships
You can find more short problems, arranged by curriculum topic, in our short problems collection.