250 (number)

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Cardinaltwo hundred fifty
(two hundred fiftieth)
Factorization2 × 53
Greek numeralΣΝ´
Roman numeralCCL

250 (two hundred [and] fifty) is the natural number following 249 and preceding 251.

Two hundred [and] fifty is also:

  • The sum of squares of the divisors of the number 14.[1]
  • The SMTP status code for mail action completed.[citation needed]
  • In the Bible, the number of men rebelling against Moses, who were swallowed up by a fire (Numbers 26:10).
  • .250 Savage, a rifle cartridge.[2]
  • In Chinese slang, the number 250 means 'idiot' (spelled as èr bái wǔ/ㄦˋ ㄅㄞˇ ㄨˇ).[3]


  1. ^ "A001157 - OEIS". oeis.org. Retrieved 2021-10-02.
  2. ^ ".250-3000 SAVAGE" (PDF). www.accuratepowder.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 November 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2021.
  3. ^ CHRISTOPHER BEAM (2 May 2014). "The Secret Messages Inside Chinese URLs". The New Republic. Retrieved 12 October 2019. Chinese has plenty of other number-based slang, such as erbaiwu, or “250,” which means “idiot,” or “38,” pronounced sanba, which means “bitch.” There are even some streets in China that skip house number 250.