Yesterday I lightheartedly suggested I should do something to celebrate reaching 222,222 page views as the number just seemed, to the accountant in me, to be interesting (even though we accountants like to round things to the nearest thousand).
A Twitter acquaintance took me on a mathematical learning journey I thought others might also enjoy!
Repeating numbers like 222,222 are all divisible by 37. Both the dividend and the quotient are palindromic. I had no idea what palindromic meant, so I had to resort to our old friend Google, where I discovered the meaning!
A palindromic number is a number (in some base ) that is the same when written forwards or backwards, i.e., of the form .
What have I forgotten from school all those years ago? Seems like maybe quite a bit, as I am SURE we would have learnt this!
This web site is about to have a palindromic moment! I like it! 😀