Math Puzzle of the Week

Feb 4 2002

This puzzle from NPR's Puzzle Master, Will Shorts:

2002 is a PALINDROMIC year - it reads the same backwards or forwards, like 1991. Find 3 palindromic factors which multiplied together give the palindromic number 20022002.

Hint: 11 is a factor, but not one of the 3.

Answer available Feb 11 - next puzzle.

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