28156746534393134311 
70331410558613266736 
53085116730943184215 
86896962348955621318 
53159970174841257055 
35139080249271052162 
99902444145127705479 
82929220476768182526 
How many square numbers greater than 10 can you find in the lists above?
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28156746534393134311 
70331410558613266736 
53085116730943184215 
86896962348955621318 
53159970174841257055 
35139080249271052162 
99902444145127705479 
82929220476768182526 
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