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From "Mathematical Recreations & Essays"
by W.W.Rouse Ball & H.S.M. Coxeter, Twelfth Ed. p. 13,14.
Find all numbers which are integral multiples of their reversals.
Answer (Sloane's A031877) : for instance, among numbers of four digits,
8712 = 4 x 2178
and
9801 = 9 x 1089
Numbers that are integer multiples of their reversals are called palintiples.
Dan Hoey made a study and published his Solution to the /arithmetic/digits/palintiples problem.


From "Mathematical Magic Show" by Martin Gardner, page 211
Any number of  9's can be inserted in the middle of each number
to obtain larger (but dull) numbers with the same property;
for instance, 21999978 x 4 = 87999912.

Larger numbers can also be fabricated by repeating each fourdigit number:
thus, 2178 2178 2178 x 4 = 8712 8712 8712
and 1089 1089 1089 x 9 = 9801 9801 9801.
Of course numbers such as 21999978 may also be repeated to produce reversible numbers.

Some considerations
1089 is the square of a palindrome namely ( 33 )
9801 is the square of a palindrome namely ( 99 )
9801 – 1089 equals 8712 which is the first example !
8712 – 2178 equals 6534
6534 – 4356 equals 2178. The circle is closed !


From "Figuring - The Joy of Numbers" by Shakuntala Devi, page 70 and 122
"Numbers made up only of threes have a special pattern of squares"
33 2 = 1089
333 2 = 110889
3333 2 = 11108889
33333 2 = 1111088889
333333 2 = 111110888889

Note that 33 equals 1! + 2! + 3! + 4!
and that 33 equals 14 + 25

"The number 1089 has some peculiar traits.
For instance look at the pattern that is formed when it is multiplied by the numbers 1 to 9 :"
1089 x 1 = 1089 --- 9801 = 1089 x 9
1089 x 2 = 2178 --- 8712 = 1089 x 8
1089 x 3 = 3267 --- 7623 = 1089 x 7
1089 x 4 = 4356 --- 6534 = 1089 x 6
1089 x 5 = 5445

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