The speed of light is 3 x 105 kilometers/second.
If the sun is 1.5x 108 kilometers from Earth, how many seconds does it take light to reach the Earth?
The North American emergency telephone number is 911.
How many three-digit integers are exactly 911 more than a two-digit integer?
The date July 31, 1370 in MM/DD/YYYY format is a palindrome that may be read the same way in either direction (the same forwards as backwards).
How many such dates are there from June 1, 1352 to June 1, 2012?
We use the decimal number system with base 10.
The binary numeral system (base 2) is widely used for digital computations.
In a number system, 17 is a prime number.
A prime number is a positive integer that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself.
What is the base of the number system?
Make 33 by using three 3s and any math operators.
How many times do you use the plus sign (+) in the expression?
The sum of two prime numbers is equal to 888.
There are several options. We look for two numbers with maximum product.
What is one of the numbers?
The typical healthy resting heart rate in adults is 60–80 beats per minute.
If you live 80 years, how many times will your heart beat?
Pairs of primes separated by a single number are called prime pairs. Examples are 809 and 811.
The number between a 3-digit prime pair is always divisible by:
Find the last 3 digits of the sum of
1 + 11 + 111 + . . . + 111 . . . 111,
where the last number has 99 ones.
A number is palindromic, if it is the same backwards as forwards.
Of the largest palindrome made from the product of two two-digit numbers, find one of the numbers.
You can throw an unlimited number of darts at the dartboard.
Some total scores are impossible to obtain, such as all numbers less than 5 as well as 6, 8, and 9.
What is the highest whole number score that is impossible to obtain?
The Dart Problem by Bill Graham in Games Magazine (August 2003)
If the sum of three distinct positive integers is 33, what is the maximum possible product of the numbers?
The product of two integers is 1000.
Neither of the numbers contains a zero.
Find the sum of the integers.
What is a mystery number if you add it to 1, then multiply by 2, then add 3, then multiply by 4, you get 5?
The product of 99 integers is 99.
What is the largest possible value the sum of the numbers can have?
What is the smallest 7-digit prime number?
A prime number is a natural number that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself.
Leslie Green asks:
Find the ratio A/B where A is the number of elements in the set of all positive integers
and B is the number of elements in the set of all even positive integers.
The product of real positive numbers a, b, c, and d is equal to 1.
What is the minimum value of their sum?
The sum of the digits of a four-digit number is 11.
All the digits are different.
What is the sum of the first two digits?