The word "Eve" is a palindrome, it reads the same forwards as backwards.
Here is the beginning of the sequence of palindromic numbers:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 22, 33, 44
How many palindromic numbers are less than 100?
How many palindromic numbers are less than 1000?
How many palindromic numbers are less than 10000?
Is there a pattern?
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Here is the URL which will take them to a fun Christmas Eve activity.
Here is the URL which will take them to an investigation involving palindromic numbers.
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