157 (number)

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156 157 158
Cardinal one hundred fifty-seven
Ordinal 157th
(one hundred and fifty-seventh)
Factorization prime
Prime 37th
Divisors 1, 157
Roman numeral CLVII
Binary 100111012
Ternary 122113
Quaternary 21314
Quinary 11125
Senary 4216
Octal 2358
Duodecimal 11112
Hexadecimal 9D16
Vigesimal 7H20
Base 36 4D36

157 (one hundred [and] fifty-seven) is the number following 156 and preceding 158.

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157 is a prime number. The next prime is 163 and the previous prime is 151, with which 157 form a sexy prime triplet. Taking the arithmetic mean of those primes yields 157, thus it is a balanced prime.

In base 10, 1572 is 24649, and 1582 is 24964, which uses the same digits. 157 is the largest known number with a square that relates in this way to the square of the next integer.

157 is a repdigit in base 12 (111).

The simplest right angle triangle with rational sides that has area 157 has the longest side with a denominator of 45 digits.

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