About the Number 102 (One Hundred Two)

MathBabbler read where Albert Hofmann--the founder of LSD--died at the age of 102. MathBabbler has taught MAT102 at SCC numerous times.

Hofmann once said the following about LSD.

   "I produced the substance as a medicine...
    It's not my fault if people abused it." 

The following information about the number 102 was generated by MBNA (MathBabbler's Number Analyst).

   102 proper divisors are: 1,2,3,6,17,34,51,
   102 is abundant (sum of divisors is 114)
   102 is unhappy
   102 is a Harshad number
   102 is not prime
   102 has the prime factors: 2*3*17
   102 in octal is 0146
   102 in hexadecimal is 0x66
   102 in binary is 1100110 (is evil)
   102 nearest square numbers: -2...19 (100...121 [11])
   sqrt(102) = 10.0995
   ln(102) = 4.62497
   log(102) = 2.0086

102 is the Roman numeral CII.

102 = 102 + 102

According to the Wikipedia, 102 is a Semiperfect number. ["A semiperfect number or pseudoperfect number is a natural number that is equal to the sum of all or some of its proper divisors."] Note: MathBabbler's Number Analyst doesn't know about semiperfect numbers. (102 = 17 + 34 + 51)

102 is the sum of four consecutive prime numbers. (102 = 19 + 23 + 29 + 31)

102 is the sum of square numbers. (102 = 64 + 16 + 9 + 9 + 4)


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 04 May 2008

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