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Magic Number

142857 is a pretty magic number. Multiply it by 1 to 6 and the same digits appear, in the same order, though shifted around. 7 times gives a bizarre 999999, and the pattern continues when you add the first and last digits…

Thanks to http://alligatorboogaloo.com/mengshui/ for this. I found this site by looking for ukulele tunes and then discovered his brilliant cartoons.

One more Africa-related blog to come once I get some more pics from Phil, normal programming will resume shortly.

Categories: Oddities
  1. Unknown
    October 24, 2007 at 2:01 pm

    The answer is 71 (a very large 71).

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