## Birthday and Nine

Nine is a mysterious number. I don’t know, if you know that nine (9) is hidden in the birthday of every notable person in the world, past or present? Take George Washington, America’s first President, who was born on 22nd February 1732. Let us write his birthday as the number 2221732. Now we rearrange the digits to get another number say 3227212. We now compute the difference of these two numbers by subtracting the smaller from the larger, as follows: 3227212-2221732 = 1005480 If we add the digits of the of the resulting number until we get a…

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