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##### Mathematics Magic and Mystery

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**Mathematics Magic and Mystery**Written for Upward Bound**The Cyclic Number**Multiply this number by any of the digits 2 - 6 142857**The Magical Addition of Nines Trick**Do you see the trick? Think “Nines”**Googleplex**• The name Googleplex is a play on words, being a combination of the words Google and complex, the name given to the large number . (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)**Googleplex is also the abbreviated name of a very powerful**computer in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a novel by Douglas Adams. Adams mentions it in chapter 25: “‘...And are you not,’ said Fook leaning anxiously forward, ‘a greater analyst than the Googleplex Star Thinker in the Seventh Galaxy of Light and Ingenuity which can calculate the trajectory of every single dust particle throughout a five-week Dangrabad Beta sand blizzard?...’” Googleplex is also the name of the first astroid power-up! album. Googleplex appears in a simpson's episode, when Lisa and Bart were escaping from the other kids trying to take pictures of them, and found Homer eating garbage. They run and enter in a back door of the Googleplex theaters**Try a Larger Number**It Still Works!**Try This One on Your Calculator**• Take a number, let’s try 697 • Write down the same number next to it (you get 697,697) • Divide that by 7 • Divide that by 11 • Divide that by 13 • What do you get?**Try this on your own in GW Basic**Try other numbers on your own!