Harshad telephone numbers?
February 27, 2012 1:32 PM   Subscribe

What do harshad numbers have to do with telephone numbers?

Just got a very obvious spammy-looking text message. When I google the phone number, there were a lot of results for harshad telephone numbers. More research showed that harshad numbers are numbers that are divisible by each of their digits. But what does that have to do with very spammy looking telephone numbers?
posted by taltalim to Technology (2 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Absolutely nothing. It just happens that the particular number that called you was a Harshad number.
posted by madcaptenor at 2:04 PM on February 27, 2012 [1 favorite]

Response by poster: I figured that as well, but there are a number of search results that seem to imply a connection. Unless that is just people like me, googling phone numbers and finding out those numbers happen to be Harshad numbers?
posted by taltalim at 2:09 PM on February 27, 2012

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