### Collection of Number BABs (nBABs)

nBABs are Basic Arithmetic Bits (BABs) about numbers
{1st nBAB created on 22 April 2005} {About nBABs} {MBNA}

"Although he may not always recognize his bondage, modern
man lives under a tyranny of numbers." -- Nicholas Eberstadt

There are numerous "events" that result in the creation of an nBAB. Examples: The first nBAB was about the number 4 and it was created after it was observed the the last names of the two co-founders of Google (Page and Brin) the two co-founders of Yahoo! (Yang and Filo) were all four characters long. Neil Young's 63rd birthday resulted in the creation of an nBAB about the number 63. Driving on Highway-61 resulted in an nBAB about the number 61. The death of George Carlin at the age of 71 prompted the creation of a nBAB about the number 71. The establishment of Armistice Day in 1919 caused an nBAB about the number 1919 to be created. An nBAB about the number 44 was created after Barack Obama was elected to become the 44th president of the United States. An nBAB about the number 309 was created after learning about a song titled "Phantom 309." Albert Hofmann, the founder of LSD, died at the age of 102 and an nBAB for 102 was created. The nBAB about the number 232 was created on July 4th of 2008, which is 232 years from 1776.

##### About MathBabbler's Number Analyst (MBNA)

The first nBAB was about the number four and it was created on 22 April 2005. This nBAB collection was established on 10 March 2006. On 18 April 2008, MathBabbler created the MBNA (MathBabbler Number Analyst) which is a collection of programs (functions) that help with the creation of nBABs. 36 BABs were created prior to the MBNA. 35 nBABs were created between 18 April 2008 and 11 November 2008 using the MBNA.

##### About the nBAB for 1957

Most nBABs are relatively static after they are created; however, there is one exception and that is the nBAB about the number 1957, which is the year MathBabbler was born. The nBAB about 1957 gets updated everytime MathBabbler learns something new about the number 1957.

##### Other Number Related BABs

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 10 March 2006