512 (number)

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Cardinalfive hundred twelve
Ordinal512th
(five hundred twelfth)
Factorization29
Greek numeralΦΙΒ´
Roman numeralDXII
Binary10000000002
Ternary2002223
Quaternary200004
Quinary40225
Senary22126
Octal10008
Duodecimal36812
Hexadecimal20016
Vigesimal15C20
Base 36E836

512 (five hundred [and] twelve) is the natural number following 511 and preceding 513.

512 is a power of two: 29 (2 to the 9th power) and the cube of 8: 83.

It is the eleventh Leyland number.[1]

512 is also the third Dudeney number.

Special use in computers[edit]

512 bytes is a common disk sector size, and exactly a half of kibibyte.

Internet Relay Chat restricts the size of a message to 510 bytes, which fits to 512-bytes buffers when coupled with the message-separating CRLF sequence.[2]

512 = 2·256 is the highest number of glyphs that the VGA character generator can use simultaneously.

In music[edit]

Lamb of God recorded the song titled "512" for their 2015 album VII: Sturm und Drang.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sloane's A076980 : Leyland numbers". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. Retrieved 2016-06-02.
  2. ^ RFC 1459, section 2.3