Q: Is 542,157 a Palindrome?

 A: No, the number 542,157 is not a palindrome.

How is 542,157 not a palindrome number?

A palindromic number is number that remains the same when its digits are reversed.

Here's how to check if a number is a palindrome:

Step 1

Take the original number and reverse it.

Here is the original number color coded:


Now we reverse it like this:


Notice the colors are going in the opposite direction now

Step 2

Compare the two numbers. If they are exactly the same then the number is a palindrome.

Is 542157 = 751245?


NO, so that means the number 542,157 is not a palindrome!

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Here are more examples of potential palindrome numbers in sequence:

Number 542,155542,156542,158542,159
Palindrome? nononono

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