9 is a fascinating number. Some say 9 is a magical number. One thing is certain, number 9 is full of surprises.

Any number that is multiplied by nine reduces back to 9 when the digits of the sum are added together.

and etc.

Take any number and add up its components, 523713 for example.

subtract the sum, (21) from the original number, (523713).

You will always end up with the number nine, no matter what number you begin with.

Take any number, 70644 for example. Reverse the digits, (44607), and subtract the smaller from the larger number.

Again, you will always end up with the number nine, no matter what number you start with.

Take any three digit number with dis-similar first and last digits, 864 for example. Reverse the digits and subtract the smaller number from the larger.

The digit in the middle will always be nine and the other two numbers will always add up to nine. When all three numbers are added together, the sum will always be 9.

Large numbers that are divided by nine result in duplicate numbers.

And as if that isn't enough, check out this table of numbers.

Obviously, nine is profoundly significant and a fitting celebratory number for Zenberg Blogue's 9th birthday.

9 times around the sun = 3285 days

3+2+8+5=18

1+8=9

I hope nine turns you on too.

Any number that is multiplied by nine reduces back to 9 when the digits of the sum are added together.

9x9=81

8+1=9

9x3=27

2+7=9

9x582= 5238

5+2+3+8=18

1+8=9

and etc.

Take any number and add up its components, 523713 for example.

5+2+3+7+1+3=21

subtract the sum, (21) from the original number, (523713).

523713-21=523692

5+2+3+6+9+2=27

2+7=9

You will always end up with the number nine, no matter what number you begin with.

Take any number, 70644 for example. Reverse the digits, (44607), and subtract the smaller from the larger number.

70644-44607=26037

2+6+0+3+7=18

1+8=9

Again, you will always end up with the number nine, no matter what number you start with.

Take any three digit number with dis-similar first and last digits, 864 for example. Reverse the digits and subtract the smaller number from the larger.

864-468=396

The digit in the middle will always be nine and the other two numbers will always add up to nine. When all three numbers are added together, the sum will always be 9.

3+9+6=18

1+8=9

Large numbers that are divided by nine result in duplicate numbers.

1 million divided by 9 = 111,111

2 million divided by 9 = 222,222

3 million divided by 9 = 333,333

4 million divided by 9 = 444,444

5 million divided by 9 = 555,555

and etc.

And as if that isn't enough, check out this table of numbers.

0x9+1=1

1x9+2=11

12x9+3=111

123x9+4=1111

1234x9+5=11111

12345x9+6=111111

123456x9+7=1111111

1234567x9+8=11111111

12345678x9+9=111111111

123456789x9+10=1111111111

Obviously, nine is profoundly significant and a fitting celebratory number for Zenberg Blogue's 9th birthday.

9 times around the sun = 3285 days

3+2+8+5=18

1+8=9

I hope nine turns you on too.