What is the most beautiful number and why?

This is a note inspired by one one Quora. I am very eager what you think about numbers. Share what you think when it comes to knowing about your favorite number and also give the reasons for it!

Eager to know about some of the special numbers and their properties! :)

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5 years, 2 months ago

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108

One hundred eight (or nine dozen) is an abundant number and a semiperfect number. It is a tetranacci number.

It is the hyperfactorial of 3 since it is of the form 1^1 * 2^2 * 3^3

108 is a number that is divisible by the value of its φ function, which is 36.

In Euclidean space, the interior angles of a regular pentagon measure 108 degrees each.

In base 10, it is a Harshad number and a self number

Anika . - 5 years, 2 months ago

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Wonderful!!

Krishna Ar - 5 years, 2 months ago

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What's yours?

Kartik Sharma - 5 years, 2 months ago

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@Kartik Sharma Dont really have a favorite but I like Most Kaprekar numbers. You know what they are- Don't you?

Krishna Ar - 5 years, 2 months ago

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@Krishna Ar 6174?? I found it on Quora..

Kartik Sharma - 5 years, 2 months ago

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@Kartik Sharma yes

Krishna Ar - 5 years, 2 months ago

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Exactly the same I found on Quora! Well, thanks for sharing!!! It is quite amazing.

Kartik Sharma - 5 years, 2 months ago

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Could you post the link to the article?

Krishna Ar - 5 years, 2 months ago

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@Krishna Ar Oh sorry, I should have done it before.

https://www.quora.com/Numbers/What-is-the-most-beautiful-number-and-why

Kartik Sharma - 5 years, 2 months ago

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Hi, for me it is definitely LaTeX:\e\e It comes up in so many places: The formula describing a chain hanging between two posts ("Kettenlinie" in German); or -- not quite sure about that -- certain distributions in statistics; or this one: The integer closest to LaTeX:n!\e\frac{n!}{\e} gives you the number of fixpoint-free permutations of LaTeX:nn distinct things.

Hope I remember it correctly: The continued fraction expansion of e is \LaTeX:2,1,1,4,1,1,6,1,1,2,1,1,4,1,1,6,1,1,\ldots

A Former Brilliant Member - 1 year, 9 months ago

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