159 (number)

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Cardinal one hundred fifty-nine
Ordinal 159th
(one hundred and fifty-ninth)
Factorization 3 × 53
Divisors 1, 3, 53, 159
Roman numeral CLIX
Binary 100111112
Ternary 122203
Quaternary 21334
Quinary 11145
Senary 4236
Octal 2378
Duodecimal 11312
Hexadecimal 9F16
Vigesimal 7J20
Base 36 4F36

159 (one hundred [and] fifty-nine) is a natural number following 158 and preceding 160.

In mathematics[edit]

159 is:

Only 5 numbers (greater than 1) have this property in base 15, none in base 10.

Given 159, the Mertens function returns 0.[3]

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  • In professional darts, 159 is the lowest score a player can achieve with no available checkout.[4]

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159 is also:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sloane's A003261 : Woodall (or Riesel) numbers". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. Retrieved 2016-05-28. 
  2. ^ "Sloane's A270304 : Numbers that equal the sum of the squares of the digits of their own square in base 15". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. Retrieved 2016-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Sloane's A028442 : Numbers n such that Mertens' function is zero". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. Retrieved 2016-05-28. 
  4. ^ http://www.dartshop.com.au/pages/peg-out-chart.html

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