Q: Is 987,543,247 a Palindrome?

 A: No, the number 987,543,247 is not a palindrome.

How is 987,543,247 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:

987543247

Now we reverse it like this:

742345789

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 987543247 = 742345789?


Answer:

NO, so that means the number 987,543,247 is not a palindrome!

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Here are more examples of potential palindrome numbers in sequence:

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Palindrome? nononono

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