Math Trivia: Sum of all the Roulette Numbers is 666 !

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The numbers on a roulette are from 1 to 36, including one zero (European style) or two zeroes (American style).

What is the sum of all the numbers on the roulette wheel? The answer is actually 666, the “number of the beast”!

\boxed{1+2+3+\cdots +35+36=(37)(36)/2=666}

Interesting? Perhaps this is a warning that gambling is not good?!

Check out this interesting Math video too:


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2 Responses to Math Trivia: Sum of all the Roulette Numbers is 666 !

  1. ivasallay says:

    Thanks for enlightening me once again!

    Like

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