The book is now available! 89
(just those submitted by Green)
Prime Curios!
Curios: Curios Search:
 

Participate:
Share
GIMPS has discovered a new largest known prime number: 282589933-1 (24,862,048 digits)

Just showing those entries submitted by 'Green': (Click here to show all)

Photo credit: Marsha Greer
+ Choose two 2-digit numbers of the form n = a multiple of ten and n - 1. Now reverse the digits of these two numbers and subtract the smaller from the larger. The result is always 89. For example: 29 and 30 gives 92 - 3 = 89, 89 and 90 gives 98 - 9 = 89. [Green]

+ 89 is a common octane rating for gasoline in the United States. [Green]




Prime Curios! © 2000-2019 (all rights reserved)  privacy statement