##### 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.