##### Guess what! The 2019-2020 school year contains 21 **VERY SPECIAL** days! Ten of those dates are listed in the picture above. Can you figure out the additional 11 days that will occur in 2020?

**VERY SPECIAL**

**How can you spend your Math Minutes?**

- Read about Palindrome Week at https://newstalk1290.com/wow-our-dates-are-palindromes-all-week/
- On a piece of paper, make a list of the answers to the following math problems. You may use a calculator.
- 11 x 11
- 111 x 111
- 1,111 x 1,111
- 11,111 x 11,111
- 111,111 x 111,111
- Based on these answers, can you predict what the answer will be to 111,111,111 x 111,111,111?

- Check out some palindrome phrases at: https://kids.niehs.nih.gov/games/brainteasers/palindromes/index.htm Leave a comment below with your favorite phrase.
- Check out this AMAZING trick: http://somethingorotherwhatever.com/sum-of-3-palindromes/ Unfortunately, this site doesn’t work on the school iPads, but you can try on a laptop.

What word when is written in capitals letters is the same forwards, backwards, and upside down?

NOON

Pronounced as one letter but written with three, only two different letters are used to make me.

I’m double, I’m single I’m black, blue, and gray.

I’m read from both ends and the same either way.

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