**sesv@ihuxp.UUCP (Steve Sommars)** (04/24/84)

Before anyone spends too many CPU cycles on 2 2 x - 961 y = 1 they should notice that 961 is a perfect square. 2 2 x > (31y) 2 2 x < (31y + 1) Which implies that x and y are integers satisfying: 31y < x < 31y +1 so there is no solution. Steve Sommars AT&T Bell Labs Naperville, IL -- Steve Sommars ihuxp!sesv IW 1F470 x7976