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Palindrome Lockdown Puzzle

Was it a rat I saw

A nut for a jar of tuna

Never Odd Or Even

Step on no pets

Was it a rat I saw? If you read that sentence backwards, it is the same and is known as a palindrome – above are all examples of palindromes. It is also possible to have a palindromic number. Here is an example with its factors:

404  x  638  =  257752

Challenge:

What is the biggest palindromic number you can make by multiplying two 3 digit numbers together?

 

Answer

993 x 913 = 906609

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