About the Number 6 (six)

   6 is even (i.e. it is not odd)
   6 is composite (i.e. it is not prime)
   prime factorization of 6 is 1 2 3 (1 x 2 x 3 equals 6)
   6 is a decimal digit, octal digit and hexadecimal digit
   6 in binary (base-2) is 110
   6 in octal and hex is 6 (06 and 0x6)
   6 factorial (6!) is 6x5x4x3x2x1 which is 720 (or 6x5!)
   first 6 multiples of 6 are 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42
   6 squared is 36; 6 cubed is 216
   6 is not a perfect square
   square root of 6 is approximately 2.45
   6-sided polygon is a hexagon
   6 is 1/2 a dozen (i.e. 12)
   6 ordinal is 6th (is there a 6th sense?)
   June is the 6th month of the year
   6 months is 1/2 a year
   6 years is 60% of a decade  ( 10 years)
   6 years is  6% of a century (100 years)
   6 hours is 25% (1/4th) of a day (24 hours)
   6 hours is 75% (3/4th) of an 8-hour work day
   6 is the maximum number on one dice
   6°F equals ?°C
   6 is used in Route 66 (the Mother Road)
   6 is used in US Hwy-666 (renamed US-491)

   how long in miles is US Hwy-6?
   is there an AZ Hwy-6?

   is 6 hours of sleep every 24 hours sufficient?

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BAB::Number::More About the Number 6 [04 January 2006]

Wikipedia.org:: 6 (number)

Updated::2009.04.08

The MathBabbler Number Analyst was created after this BAB was posted.

   MathBabbler Number Analyst (MBNA) output:
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   6 is a natural, whole, integer
   6 is even
   6 proper divisors are: 1,2,3,
   6 is perfect (sum of divisors is 6)
   6 is unhappy
   6 is a Harshad number
   6 is not prime
   6 has the prime factors: 2*3
   6 is semiprime (biprime or 2-almost prime)
   6 sum prime factors: 2...3...answer: 5
   6 is undulating
   6 is pronic (oblong)
   6 and 5 are a Ruth-Aaron pair
   6 and 5 are a Ruth-Aaron pair (distinct prime factors)
   6 is palindromic
   6 in octal is 06
   6 in hexadecimal is 0x6
   6 in binary is 110 (is evil)
   6 nearest square numbers: -2...3 (4...9 [3])
   sqrt(6) = 2.44949
   ln(6) = 1.79176
   log(6) = 0.778151
   6 reciprocal is .16666666666666666666666666666666
   6! is 720
   6 is 1.90986 Pi years
   6 is 0 score and 6 years
   6 written as a Roman numeral is VI

Observe... sqrt(6)/log(6) = 3.14783 which is Pi rounded down to the nearest hundredth.


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Created: 29 July 2005

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