Date: 5/17/96 at 14:16:39 From: Bev McDaniel Subject: Number palindromes? Our 4th grade class would like to know what a number is called that can be read the same frontwards and backwards. Example: 62626 We know that a word that can be read the same frontwards and backwards is called a palindrome. Examples: hannah, dad, and mom. Thank you for your help! Bev McDaniel Mossyrock Elementary Mossyrock, Washington
Date: 5/17/96 at 16:44:20 From: Doctor Ken Subject: Re: Number palindromes? Hello! In math, a number that's the same forward and backward is also called a palindrome, just as it would be if it were a word. Here's a question for you: how many 5-digit palindrome numbers are there? Straw? No, too stupid a fad. I put soot on warts. -Doctor Ken, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
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