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Cardinal one hundred forty-four
(one hundred and forty-fourth)
4× 3 2
Divisors 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 16, 18, 24, 36, 48, 72, 144
Roman numeral CXLIV
Base 36 40
144 ( one hundred [and] forty-four) is the natural number following 143 and preceding 145. 144 is a dozen dozens, or one . gross
In mathematics [ edit ]
144 is the twelfth
Fibonacci number, and the largest one to also be a square, as the square of 12 (which is also its index in the Fibonacci sequence), following [1 ] 89 and preceding 233.
144 is the smallest number with exactly 15 divisors, but it is not highly composite since a smaller number
120 has 16 divisors.
144 is divisible by the value of its
φ function, which returns 48 in this case. Also, there are 21 solutions to the equation φ( x) = 144, more than any integer below 144, making it a highly totient number.
, the smallest number whose fifth power is a sum of four (smaller) fifth powers. This solution was found in 1966 by L. J. Lander and T. R. Parkin, and disproved Euler's sum of powers conjecture.
maximum determinant in a 9 by 9 matrix of zeroes and ones is 144.
144 is in base 10 a
sum-product number, as well as a Harshad number. 144 is a repdigit in bases 15, 17, 23, 35, 47, 71, and 143.
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144 is also:
The number of months in 12 years
The year AD 144 or
144 BC 144 AH is a year in the
Islamic calendar that corresponds to 761–762 AD.
144 Vibilia is a dark, large Main belt asteroid The measurement, in cubits, of the wall of
New Jerusalem shown by the seventh angel ( Bible, Revelation 21:17) The number of thousands (
144000) of the chosen ones "from every tribe of the sons of Israel" who must be sealed before four angels release the winds ( Bible, Revelation 7:3–4) The
Intel 8086 instruction for no operation ( NOP) The emergency phone number for animals in danger in the
Netherlands. The telephone number for
directory assistance in Israel The
emergency telephone number for medical emergencies in Austria [3 ] Psalm 144 (
via Bible Gateway)
Sonnet 144 by William Shakespeare
Rule 144A, of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 deals with private resales of restricted securities
Form 144 (December 6, 2007), amends Rule 144 under the United States Securities Act of 1933 which regulates the resale of restricted securities and securities held by affiliates
Section 144 of Bangladesh Code of Criminal Procedure prohibits assembly of five or more persons, public meetings, and carrying firearms The atomic number of
unquadquadium, a temporary chemical element
1:144 scale is a scale used for some scale models The number of
square inches in a square foot
Mahjong is usually played with a set of 144 tiles.
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References [ edit ]
^ Bryan Bunch, The Kingdom of Infinite Number. New York: W. H. Freeman & Company (2000): 165
^ College Hoops Net
^ Porter, Darwin; Danforth Prince (2009). Frommer's Austria. Hoboken, New Jersey: Frommer's. p. 482. ISBN 978-0-470-39897-5.
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