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## #1 2006-08-23 10:04:23

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### What's so special about that number?

http://www.stetson.edu/~efriedma/numbers.html

Anyone who understands everything on that page deserves a medal.

"In the real world, this would be a problem.  But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist.  So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

## #2 2006-08-23 13:20:34

Zhylliolom
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### Re: What's so special about that number?

I hope you have my medal ready.

## #3 2006-08-24 16:27:58

Devantè
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### Re: What's so special about that number?

Wow. The fact that someone did all that amazes me.

## #4 2006-08-25 06:54:20

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### Re: What's so special about that number?

I think they should change 2 to:

2 is an odd prime.

"In the real world, this would be a problem.  But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist.  So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

## #5 2006-08-25 09:24:38

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### Re: What's so special about that number?

Haha, I get it Ricky.

## #6 2006-08-25 10:03:21

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### Re: What's so special about that number?

And for any that don't:

It's the oddest one their is!

"In the real world, this would be a problem.  But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist.  So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

## #7 2006-10-03 07:23:38

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### Re: What's so special about that number?

Wow, this is the coolest page I've seen all week.
Thanks for posting this!

## #8 2006-10-03 22:13:21

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### Re: What's so special about that number?

And 1000 is a reciprocal unit for English to count numbers~

X'(y-Xβ)=0

## #9 2006-10-04 18:28:59

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### Re: What's so special about that number?

I have a book like this, though it only goes to 100.

It's called 'Adam's Spencer's Book of Numbers'. I think I won it or something.

It has many mathematical facts for each number, and some random facts too, like

10
The average life of a human tastebud is 10 days, and much less if it comes into contact with my cooking.