About the Number 108 (one hundred eight)

This BAB was created in honor of Olive Riley who died on 12 July 2008 at the age of 108. At the time of her death, Olive was the world's oldest blogger.

Even though 108 is categorized as an unhappy number, Olive sang a Happy Song everyday. And even though 108 is considered an evil number, MathBabbler doubts Olive had an evil bone in her body.

   108 is a natural, whole, integer
   108 is even
   108 proper divisors are: 1,2,3,4,6,9,12,18,27,36,54
   108 is abundant (sum of divisors is 172)
   108 is unhappy
   108 is a Harshad number
   108 is not prime
   108 has the prime factors: 2*2*3*3*3
   108 in octal is 0154
   108 in hexadecimal is 0x6c
   108 in binary is 1101100 (is evil)
   108 nearest square numbers: -8...13 (100 [10]...121 [11])
   sqrt(108) = 10.3923
   ln(108) = 4.68213
   log(108) = 2.03342
   108 reciprocal is .00925925925925925925925925925925
   108 is 34.3775 Pi years
   108 is 5 score and 8 years
   108 in Roman numeral is CVIII
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Update::2009.02.02

On 1 February 2009, Frank Buckles turned 108 years of age. Buckles is the oldest living American veteran of World War I. Buckles served in the U.S. Army from 1917-1920.

Update::2012.03.02

Dr. Seuss would have turned 108 years of age on 2 March 2012.

Between the time this nBAB was created (14 July 2008) and 2 March 2012, the MBNA (MathBabbler Number Analyst) was modified to include the following information about the number 108.

   108 is not a Squarefree Number: 4,9,36
   108! is 1.32464e+174
   108 = 28^2 - 26^2 and 2 * (28 + 26) = 108

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 14 July 2008

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