Math Teachers at Play 38

Welcome to the May 20, 2011 edition of Math Teachers at Play. Before beginning the carnival, let us have some interesting facts about 38.

  • The sum of the squares first three primes
  • The number of years it took the Israelites to travel from Kadesh Barnea to the Zered valley in Deuteronomy
  • There number of surviving plays written by William Shakespeare
  • The atomic number of strontium
  • Thirty seven and 38 are the first pair of consecutive positive integers not divisible by any of their digits.
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