Copyright © University of Cambridge. All rights reserved.

'Producing Zeros' printed from http://nrich.maths.org/

Show menu

See all short problems arranged by curriculum topic in the short problems collection

If the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 are all multiplied together, how many zeros are there at the end of the answer?

 

If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.

 

 

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.