237 (number)

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237 (two hundred [and] thirty-seven) is the natural number following 236 and preceding 238.

← 236 237 238 →
Cardinal two hundred thirty-seven
Ordinal 237th
(two hundred thirty-seventh)
Factorization 3 × 79
Prime no
Greek numeral ΣΛΖ´
Roman numeral CCXXXVII
Binary 111011012
Ternary 222103
Quaternary 32314
Quinary 14225
Senary 10336
Octal 3558
Duodecimal 17912
Hexadecimal ED16
Vigesimal BH20
Base 36 6L36

237 is a lucky number,[1] and one of the numbers in Aronson's sequence.[2]

The 237th square pyramidal number, 4465475, is also a sum of two smaller square pyramidal numbers. There are only four smaller numbers (55, 70, 147, and 226) with the same property.[3]

In culture[edit]

In film and television[edit]

237 is the number of a haunted room in the Overlook Hotel in the Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, and part of a network of interrelated numbers within the film[4] (see The Shining (film)#Room number and the documentary Room 237).[importance?]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sloane, N.J.A. (ed.). "Sequence A000959". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. 
  2. ^ Sloane, N.J.A. (ed.). "Sequence A005224". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. 
  3. ^ Sloane, N.J.A. (ed.). "Sequence A053719". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. 
  4. ^ Nelson, Thomas Allen (2000-01-01). Kubrick: Inside a Film Artist's Maze. Indiana University Press. p. 325-326. ISBN 0253213908.