A Multiplication Based Logic Puzzle

 

168 is a composite number.
Factor pairs: 168 = 1 x 168, 2 x 84, 3 x 56, 4 x 42, 6 x 28, 7 x 24, 8 x 21, or 12 x 14
Factors of 168: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 12, 14, 21, 24, 28, 42, 56, 84, 168
Prime factorization: 168 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 7, or 168 = (2^3) x 3 x 7

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Nerdinthebrain is a very well rounded and inspiring blogger. I feel quite honored that she nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award.

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Just two little rules for accepting this award:

1) The nominee shall display the Very Inspiring Blogger Award logo on her/his blog, and link to the blog they got nominated from.

2) The nominee shall nominate fifteen (15) bloggers she/he admires, by linking to their blogs and informing them about it.

Because this award has these requirements, it may seem like a modern version of a chain letter, but it also appears to be a great way to step out of our comfort zones. It helps us read posts and share ideas with people with whom we have a little something in common but just don’t know it yet. Here are my 15 nominees:

  1. Beyondtraditionalmath
  2. Blogbloggerbloggest
  3. Crazygoodreaders DYSLEXIA DIGEST
  4. established1962
  5. Hummingtop
  6. colleenyoung.wordpress.com
  7. MY MATH-Y ADVENTURES
  8. Nebusresearch (He actually has 2 great blogs.)
  9. NumberLovingBeagle
  10. PeopleStoryNetwork
  11. Bookzoompa
  12. RobertLovesPi
  13. http://mathtuition88.com/
  14. VisuallyLiteral (Nancy Tordai Photography)
  15. MarekBennett

Congratulations to each of you. (I’ll do the informing tomorrow because I’ve already spent more time than usual on the internet today.)

 

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Comments on: "168 and the Very Inspiring Blogger Award" (5)

  1. Congratulations! SO many new math friends! I’m so excited 😀

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  2. Thank you. Capturing life’s every moment is my goal.

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  3. Well, that’s terrific, and I’m very grateful. What a nice idea this is – congratulations to whoever came up with it in the first place. And of course special thanks to yourself. Mind you, I doubt I know of fifteen blogs that aren’t already on your list – I’ll just have to try harder, won’t I?

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  4. Thank you! I will need some time to figure out who I will nominate! I love the idea though, and agree its a good way to get out of your comfort zone and connect the wordpress community.

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