Number Gossip

February 16th, 2015 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Monday, February 16, 2015, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

 

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Number Gossip

 

Age Range: All (children with parental supervision)

 

This website is all about a mathematician named Tanya Khovanova having fun with numbers. She has worked tirelessly to create a terrific search engine that will fascinate you and your ClickScholars with the results it produces. Simply type your favorite number (or any number up to 9999) into the search engine and within seconds the results will identify every unique, rare, and common property that is true of the number in question (meticulously researched by Khovanova and friends).
When you get to the site, just type in a number (the day of your birth, for example) and find out which of the many properties archived here applies. For example, discover if the number you selected has any of these properties: 
  • abundant
  • apocalyptic power
  • cake
  • cube
  • deficient
  • evil
  • Fibonacci
  • hungry
  • lucky
  • narcissistic
  • odious
  • palindrome
  • repunit
  • sociable
  • tetrahedral
  • twin
  • untouchable
  • weird
Are these words you would “normally” use to describe a number? If you’re confused, just click on the property and discover what it means. In all likelihood, it will get those synapses firing and springboard you to wonderful conversations about math and its usefulness in the world around you.
Be sure to click on any linked words within the descriptions to learn more astounding, fun and fascinating facts about numbers and math.

Please keep in mind that we have NOT reviewed the websites that are linked within the number property descriptions.

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