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From B. Lee Clay


 Squaring Numbers

  1. beginning with 1
  2. beginning with 5
  3. beginning with 9
  4. ending in 1
  5. ending in 2
  6. ending in 3
  7. ending in 4
  8. ending in 5
  9. ending in 6
  10. ending in 7
  11. ending in 8
  12. ending in 9
  13. made up of 1's
  14. made up of 3's
  15. made up of 6's
  16. made up of 9's
  17. in the 20's
  18. in the 30's
  19. in the 40's
  20. in the 50's
  21. in the 60's
  22. in the 70's
  23. in the 80's
  24. in the 100's
  25. in the 200's
  26. in the 300's
  27. in the 400's
  28. in the 500's
  29. in the 600's
  30. in the 700's
  31. between 800-810
  32. in the 900's
  33. between 1000-1100
  34. between 2000-2099
  35. between 3000-3099
  36. between 4000-4099
  37. between 5000-5099
  38. between 6000-6099
  39. between 7000-7099
  40. 3's and final 1
  41. 3's and final 2
  42. 3's and final 4
  43. 3's and final 5
  44. 3's and final 6
  45. 3's and final 7
  46. 3's and final 8
  47. 3's and final 9
  48. 6's and final 1
  49. 6's and final 2
  50. 6's and final 3
  51. 6's and final 4
  52. 6's and final 5
  53. 6's and final 7
  54. 6's and final 8
  55. 6's and final 9
  56. 9's and final 1
  57. 9's and final 2
  58. 9's and final 3
  59. 9's and final 4
  60. 9's and final 5
  61. 9's and final 6
  62. 9's and final 7
  63. 9's and final 8
  64. 1 and repeating 3's
  65. 1 and repeating 6's
  66. 1 and repeating 9's
  67. 2 and repeating 3's
  68. 2 and repeating 6's
  69. 2 and repeating 9's
  70. 3 and repeating 6's
  71. 3 and repeating 9's
  72. 4 and repeating 3's
  73. 4 and repeating 6's
  74. 4 and repeating 9's
  75. 5 and repeating 3's
  76. 5 and repeating 6's
  77. 5 and repeating 9's
  78. 6 and repeating 3's
  79. 6 and repeating 9's
  80. 7 and repeating 3's
  81. 7 and repeating 6's
  82. 7 and repeating 9's
  83. 8 and repeating 3's
  84. 8 and repeating 9's
  85. 9 and repeating 3's
  86. 9 and repeating 6's
  87. 6-digits repeating
  88. 2 rep./sq. of 1 digit

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   Squaring numbers made up of ones

  1. Choose a a number made up of ones (up to nine digits).
  2. The answer will be a series of consecutive digits beginning
    with 1, up to the number of ones in the given number, and
    back to 1.

   Example:

  1. If the number is 11111, (5 digits) -
  2. The square of the number is 123454321.
    (Begin with 1, up to 5, then back to 1.)

   See the pattern?

  1. If the number is 1111111, (7 digits) -
  2. The square of the number is 1234567654321.
    (Begin with 1, up to 7, then back to 1.).

This is an easy one, but it should be good for a quick example of your mental math abilities. Challenge a friend and BEAT THE CALCULATOR!


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