Lucky numbers and 2187

Gardner, Martin
March 1997
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring97, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p26
Academic Journal
Opinion. Looks at lucky numbers and the special significance of what the number 2187 means to the author. When the notion of lucky numbers originated; How the sieving process is used to generate lucky numbers; Properties lucky numbers share with prime numbers; Mind-reading trick which involves the number 2187.


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