writ-largeSuppose you had the never ending task of writing out all the natural numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5…. and so on.

What would be the 1000th digit you would write down?

In what number would it occur?

What number would contain the millionth digit?

When would you have written six for the 6000th time?

Click here for the Notes for teachers.

Thank you to NRICH for the activity.

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