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Friday, May 13, 2011

Friday Arithmetic...

So as not to spook you, a fairly easy arithmetic problem for this Friday the 13th:

The last 'palindromic' year (reading the same backwards and forwards) was 2002. What is the difference (subtraction) between the next palindromic year to come and the last one prior to 2002? (answer below)
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answer: 121 (2112 - 1991) interestingly, also a palindrome

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