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Some 6 digit numbers 2012-10-23
From Mason:
How many different 6 digit numbers can you make using the digits 1 ,2 5, 6, 7, and 9? How many of these six-digit numbers are divisible by 6?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Powers 2010-10-20
From dylan:
how do you write 20736 in exponential form .same for 1728 and 50625.

is there a formula to figure out how to express large know numbers in exponential form.

Answered by Penny Nom.
Divisibility by 3 2010-05-23
From Cathleen:
To math central. I have to do a maths extension question that I don't understand. At first I thought I did. It is about the dividing by three. In one part of the question, it asks me to show that the rule of division by three does not work for 23142 with a little 5 down the bottom. What doe base 5 mean? We first thought that the little 5 down the bottom meant multiplying y the power of five. Can you please tell me what it means so I can finish this question?
Answered by Penny Nom.
The sum of the digits of a number 2008-06-23
From Ben:
Question: Using mathematical induction, prove that if the sum of the digits of a number is divisible by three, then the number itself is also divisible by 3.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Divisibility rules 2001-09-07
From A student:
Why is it that when you add the digits of a number you can tell what the multiples of that number are. Example: 12131313111,

1+2+1+2+1+3+1+1+1=18,

therefore 12131313111 is divisble by 2, 9, 18, & 3 because those numbers are divisble by 18.

Answered by Penny Nom.
Divisibility by 3 2000-03-24
From Pat Walsh:
W hy does it work when you add the digits of a number then divid by three to see if the number is divisible by three
Answered by Penny Nom.
 
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