Challenge 02: Multiply and Flip
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Spoiler Alert! Video responses include explanations of how to solve the challenge problem. We recommend that you resist the temptation to watch response videos until after you have explored the challenge individually or with a problem solving team!
- Several of the videos use clever reasoning to narrow their search. Explain why the solution to the challenge has to be between 2000 and 2499.
- Ashlyn goes further and narrows the search to numbers between 2000 and 2250. Explain her reasoning in your own words.
- Most of the videos find only one solution to the challenge. Could there be other solutions that we just haven't found yet? Explain why or why not.
- Explain why no number can be flipped when multiplied by 5.