### 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?
```

Don Henley once sang "first word out of baby's mouth is 'more'..."

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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 )
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.

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 29 July 2005 