About the Number 44 (forty-four)

Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States on 4 November 2008. MathBabbler did not have a number BAB for the number 44; thus, this BAB was created.

   MathBabbler Number Analyst (MBNA) output:
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   44 is a natural, whole, integer
   44 is even
   44 proper divisors are: 1,2,4,11,22,
   44 is deficient (sum of divisors is 40)
   44 is happy
   44 is not a Harshad number
   44 is not prime
   44 is undulating
   44 has the prime factors: 2*2*11
   44 in octal is 054
   44 in hexadecimal is 0x2c
   44 in binary is 101100 (is odious)
   44 nearest square numbers: -8...5 (36 [6]...49 [7])
   sqrt(44) = 6.63325
   ln(44) = 3.78419
   log(44) = 1.64345
   44 reciprocal is .02272727272727272727272727272727
   44! is 2.65827e+54
   44 is 14.0056 Pi years
   44 is 2 score and 4 years

44 written as a Roman numeral is XLIV.

44 is a tribonacci number.

   The rule:  the sequence starts with three predetermined terms (0, 0, 1)
   and each term afterwards is the sum of the preceding three terms.

   0, 0, 1, 1, 2, 4, 7, 13, 24, 44, 81, 149, 274, 504, ...

Some of MathBabbler's favorite sports stars wore number 44. [baseball: Hank Aaron, Willie McCovey, Reggie Jackson; basketball: Jerry West; football: Floyd Little]

Wikipedia tidbit: "Bill Clinton (the 42nd President) and George W. Bush (the 43rd President) were born 44 days apart in the summer of 1946. (Bush July 6th; Clinton August 19th).

Update::2010.02.07

Super Bowl XLIV (i.e. 44) was played on 7 February 2010.

The following is new output produced by the MBNA since this nBAB was created on 5 November 2008.

   44 is palindromic
   44 is repdigit in base-10
   44 is 12^2 - 10^2 and 2 * (12 + 10)
   44 in base-115 square number 64
   44 in base-8 in square number 36

4412 is 52, which was MathBabbler's age when he posted this update.


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 05 November 2008

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