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|Divisors||1, 7, 49|
- Forty-nine is the square of seven
49 is the 8th composite number in the 7-aliquot tree.
The sum of the digits of the square of 49 (2401) is the square root of 49.
49 is the first square where the digits are squares. In this case 4 and 9 are squares.
Along with the number that immediately derives from it, 77, the only number under 3 digits not having its home prime known (as of late 2010).
The fraction 1⁄49 is a repeating decimal with a period of 42:
- 1⁄49 = 0.0204081632 6530612244 8979591836 7346938775 51 (42 repeating digits)
There are 42 (note that this number is the period) positive integers that are less than 49 and coprime to 49. Multiplying 020408163265306122448979591836734693877551 by each of these integers results in a cyclic permutation of the original number:
- 020408163265306122448979591836734693877551 × 2 = 040816326530612244897959183673469387755102
- 020408163265306122448979591836734693877551 × 3 = 061224489795918367346938775510204081632653
- 020408163265306122448979591836734693877551 × 4 = 081632653061224489795918367346938775510204
The repeating number can be obtained from 02 and repetition of doubles placed at two places to the right:
02 04 08 16 32 64 128 256 512 1024 2048 + ... ---------------------- 020408163265306122448979591836734693877551...0204081632...
- The atomic number of indium.
- During the Manhattan Project, plutonium was also often referred to, simply, as "49". Number 4 was for the last digit in 94 (atomic number of plutonium) and 9 for the last digit in Pu-239, the weapon-grade fissile isotope used in nuclear bombs.
- Messier object M49, a magnitude 10.0 galaxy in the constellation Virgo.
- The New General Catalogue object NGC 49, a spiral galaxy in the constellation Cetus.
- The Saros number of the solar eclipse series which began on -1248 February 22 and ended on 32 March. The duration of Saros series 49 was 1280.1 years, and it contained 72 solar eclipses.
- The Saros number of the lunar eclipse series which began on -1217 June 21 and ended on 81 August. The duration of Saros series 49 was 1298.1 years, and it contained 73 lunar eclipses.
- On the Hebrew calendar, the number of days of the Counting of the Omer
- The number of days and night Siddhartha Gautama spent meditating as a holy man
- In Buddhism, 49 days is one of the lengths of the intermediate state (bardo)
- See also 49er.
- 49er, the moniker of one who participated in the 1849 California Gold Rush, as well as the NFL's San Francisco 49ers.
- Houston Astros Larry Dierker's retired uniform #49.
- New York Yankees Ron Guidry’s retired uniform #49.
- Arsenal had a 49 game unbeaten run between May 2003 to October 2004 until they lost to Manchester United which is a national record in English football.
- Featured in the song title "49 Bye-Byes" in Crosby Stills and Nash's self-titled album
- "Days of 49", a Bob Dylan song
- 49:00... Of Your Time/Life is a one-track solo album by Paul Westerberg.
- In Blues music lore, it was at the junction of US Highway 49 and 61 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, that legendary bluesman Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil in return for fame and success. In later years Howlin’ Wolf immortalized the road in the song “Highway 49,” originally written by Big Joe Williams: “Long tall momma / She don’t pay me no mind / All she wanna do / Walk the Highway 49.”
- ALSO: US Highway 49 continues from that infamous junction in Mississippi and through Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, home of legendary bluesmen Sonny Boy Williamson and renowned harmonica player Frank Frost who both began their careers on the King Biscuit Time radio show, the longest-running Blues radio show hosted by "Sunshine" Sonny Payne who, as of this entry (June 1, 2016) still hosts the daily radio show on KFFA-AM 1360 from the current studio in the Delta Cultural Center at the end of Cherry Street in downtown Helena, Arkansas. The radio show went on to inspire, arguably, one of the finest blues festivals, known world-wide by fans of early blues music as the annual King Biscuit Blues Festival on the river levee which holds the muddy waters of the mighty Mississippi River at bay a little over a hundred yards from the main stage of the festival, providing a down-home atmosphere that is second-to-none in the blues festivals held around the United States.[neutrality is disputed]
In other fields
- HP-49 series is a Hewlett Packard calculator
- Interstate 49 is the designation for a US interstate highway, currently open only in the state of Louisiana, but planned to extend into Arkansas and Missouri, eventually connecting Kansas City and New Orleans
- CA-49, a California highway that connects many of the Gold Rush towns in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
- The code for international direct dial phone calls to Germany
- In the title of Thomas Pynchon's novel The Crying of Lot 49
- In the title of the movie Ladder 49
- In the title of the movie 49 Up
- A 49 is a party after a powwow or any gathering of American Indians, held by the participants. It is also type of song that is sung on such occasions. A 49 is typically held in an isolated place and features drumming and singing.
- 49th State of the USA: Alaska
- 49th parallel between Canada and the USA
- Ernest Hemingway collection: The Fifth Column and The First Forty-Nine Stories
- Japanese GS1 country code
- The number of the French department Maine-et-Loire
- "Sloane's A000931 : Padovan sequence". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. Retrieved 2016-05-30.
- Hammel, E.F. (2000). "The taming of "49" — Big Science in little time. Recollections of Edward F. Hammel, pp. 2-9. In: Cooper N.G. Ed. (2000). Challenges in Plutonium Science" (PDF). Los Alamos Science 26 (1): 2–9.
- Hecker, S.S. (2000). "Plutonium: an historical overview. In: Challenges in Plutonium Science". Los Alamos Science 26 (1): 1–2.
- Audio commentary by Sherman Aexie and Sean Axmaker on the DVD of The Exiles