To determine if 8 is a happy number or unhappy number, we square each digit in 8 and then add those numbers together.|
Then we repeat the process for the result until either the result turns to 1 or we realize it will never be 1.
If it becomes a 1, then it is a happy numbers. Otherwise, it is an unhappy number.
Here is the math to make it more clear:
82 = 64
62 + 42 = 52
52 + 22 = 29
We kept doing the math above and it just started looping the same numbers and never got to 1. Since, we did not get to 1,
8 is an:
Is 9 happy or unhappy number?
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