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Number of the Month (August 2017)

 

This week’s number is 56.

56 is the sum of the first six triangular numbers.

1 + 3 + 6 + 10 + 15 + 21

56 is the sum of the six prime numbers.

3 + 5 + 7 + 11 + 13 + 17

The factors of 56 are 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 14, 28 and 56.

56 in Roman numerals is expressed as LVI.

56 is 111 000 in binary.

56 spectators died in the Bradford City football stadium fire on 11 May 1985.

56 is the atomic number of Barium.

56 is the international dialling code of Chile.

Shirley Temple (US child actress) had 56 curls in her hair.

56 men signed the US Declaration of Independence in 1776.

Steve Jobs died aged 56.

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