### 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 not prime
108 has the prime factors: 2*2*3*3*3
108 in octal is 0154
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
```
##### 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