Posted by **SkaterGirl** on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 10:44am.

Find, with justi cation, the smallest integer whose rst digit is 1 and which has the property

that if this digit is transferred to the end of the number, then the number is tripled

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**drwls**, Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 11:07am
A method of solution can be found here:

http://people.missouristate.edu/lesreid/Ans03_96.html

It has to be understood that the "1" is moved to the end of the number, not switched with the last digit.

It is a rather large number, as you will see.

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**drwls**, Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 11:16am
The answer given at the site I provided above is 142857. The "switched" number is 428571

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