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Meet numbie 3

This happy-go-lucky Numbie is special because it knows a bit of magic. Like the first two Numbies, it is hardworking, friendly and helpful. A number you can count on!!! Numbie 3 is a member of the “primes,” loves triangles, triple jump, triple scoop ice cream sundaes, and loves to get a third serving. Numbie 3 is directly related to Numbie 6, and 9. In fact, Numbie 3 is related to every third Numbie! This charming Numbie loves trigonometry and really likes it when three Alphies play together and form small words. Numbie 3 loves red, yellow and blue, the three primary colours, and also loves to count by – you guessed it – 3s. Ooh the magic, comes later on when you need to know what is divisible by Numbie 3. Any multi-digit number will tell you if it is related to Numbie 3. Just add up its digits: if that number is a multiple of 3, it is related to 3. Try 18: 1 + 8 = 9; 9 is a multiple of 3…Remember that 3+3+3=9 (Numbie 9 is Numbie 3’s third cousin!) so 18 is related to 3.

Here are Numbie 3’s first 15 cousins including itself: 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36, 39, 42 and 45. Can you find the next five cousins of Numbie 3?

Can you guess the next numbie?

Congratulations! You made it to the last numbie!!