Category: Number Curiosities

February 22 2016

This quite amazing triangular palindrome, (a number that reads the same way backwards as forwards), can be developed entirely by the various products formed using only one digit: the number one. We start off with the simplest possible product: 1[…]

February 23 2016

The triangular palindrome developed in Number Curiosities #1 can be expressed in an alternative arrangement. Consider the top row in the triangular palindrome. The number 1. This can be expressed as the fraction: The next row is the number 121[…]

February 24 2016

When this number is multiplied by the consecutive numbers from 1 to 12 in a particular order it produces a remarkable or ‘mystical’ outcome ! Firstly let’s multiply the number 76923 in by the numbers in the following order: 1[…]

February 25 2016

(i) Two Digits If we multiply and also add the number 9 to itself we get the following results: 9 x 9 = 81 and 9 + 9 = 18. These two digit results are the digital reverse of each[…]

February 26 2016

What does 712 x 712 equal? Both the question and answer, ( 604938271603728395061729 or 724 ) are neither inspiring or particularly significant in themselves. However, when we can express the answer in the following neat triangular shape, the real magic[…]

February 27 2016

Here a few interesting number patterns involving the number 8. (i) Magic Triangle of 8 The following magic triangle involving the number 8, (and the number 1) produces the following formation of digits when displayed like a right angled triangle[…]

February 29 2016

A perfect square refers to any number multiplied by itself. (i) Square “Pyramids” The following sets of square numbers can be arranged in pyramidal patterns. (ii) Consecutive Odd Numbers Square numbers can be written as a series of consecutive odd[…]

March 1 2016

A perfect cube refers to any number multiplied by itself three times. (i) Continuing Odd Numbers Successive Cubes can be written as a series of continuing and consecutive odd numbers. 13 = 1 = 1 23 = 8 = 3[…]

March 2 2016

Power Constellations Here is an example of a single constellation. 2 + 3 + 7 = 1 + 5 + 6 (i) Square It can be written as a square constellation. 2 + 3 + 7 = 1 + 5[…]

March 3 2016

A Happy Number is any whole number that reduces to the number one after repeatedly applying a simple formula. Take any digit, and then square it. If the result contains multiple digits, repeat for each digit and add both results[…]

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