# 81 (number)

 ← 80 81 82 →
Cardinaleighty-one
Ordinal81st
(eighty-first)
Factorization34
Divisors1, 3, 9, 27, 81
Greek numeralΠΑ´
Roman numeralLXXXI
Binary10100012
Ternary100003
Octal1218
Duodecimal6912

81 (eighty-one) is the natural number following 80 and preceding 82.

## In mathematics

81 is:

8 + 1 = 9
9 × 9 = 81 (although this case is somewhat degenerate, as the sum has only a single digit).

The inverse of 81 is 0.012345679 recurring, missing only the digit "8" from the complete set of digits. This is an example of the general rule that, in base b,

${\displaystyle {\frac {1}{\left(b-1\right)^{2}}}=0.{\overline {012\cdots (b-4)(b-3)(b-1)}},}$

omitting only the digit b−2.

## In other fields

Eighty-one is also:

## In culture

The Arabic characters for the numerals 8 and 1 are visible in the left palm of the human hand. In China, 81 always reminds people People's Liberation Army as it was founded on August 1. 81 is used to refer to the motor-club Hell's Angels, since H and A are, respectively, the 8th and 1st letters of the alphabet.