Write five numbers for which you cannot decide whether they are squares.
A number whose unit digit is 2, 3, 7 or 8 cannot be a perfect square.
On the other hand, a number whose unit digit is 1, 4, 5, 6, 9 or 0 might be a perfect square (although we will have to verify whether it is a perfect square or not).
Applying the above two conditions, we cannot quickly decide whether the following numbers are squares of any numbers:
1111, 1444, 1555, 1666, 1999
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