|Factorization||2 × 33|
|Divisors||1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 18, 27, 54|
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54 is a 19-gonal number, and twice the third power of three, 54 is a Leyland number. 54 can be written as the sum of three squares in three different ways: 72 + 22 + 12 = 62 + 32 + 32 = 52 + 52 + 22 = 54. It is the smallest number with this property. Like all other multiples of 6, it is a semiperfect number.
The Holt graph has 54 edges.
- Messier object M54, a magnitude 8.5 globular cluster in the constellation Sagittarius
- The New General Catalogue object NGC 54, a spiral galaxy in the constellation Cetus
- The number of years in three Saros cycles of eclipses of the sun and moon is known as a Triple Saros or exeligmos (Greek: "turn of the wheel").
- Fewest points in an NBA playoff game: Chicago (96), Utah (54), June 7, 1998
- The New York Rangers won the Stanley Cup in 1994, 54 years after their previous Cup win. It is the longest drought in the trophy's history.
- For years car number 54 was driven by NASCAR's Lennie Pond. More recently, it is known as the Nationwide Series car number for Kyle Busch.
- A score of 54 on a par 72 course in golf is colloquially referred to as a perfect round. This score has never been achieved in competition.
- The number used when a player is defeated 3 games in a row in racquetball.
In other fields
54 is also:
- +54 The code for international direct dial phone calls to Argentina
- A broadcast television channel number
- 54, a 1998 film about Studio 54 starring Ryan Phillippe, Mike Myers, and Salma Hayek
- 54, a novel by the Wu Ming collective of authors
- In the title of a 1960s television show Car 54, Where Are You?
- The number of the French department Meurthe-et-Moselle
- New York's Warwick New York Hotel is on West 54th Street
- The number of cards in a deck of playing cards, if two jokers are included
- The number of countries in Africa
- Year identifier used on motor vehicles registered in the UK between 1 September 2004 and 28 February 2005
- Six by nine, the incorrect Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything
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- "Sloane's A076980 : Leyland numbers". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. Retrieved 2016-05-30.
- "Sloane's A005835 : Pseudoperfect (or semiperfect) numbers". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. Retrieved 2016-05-30.
- "Sloane's A005349 : Niven (or Harshad) numbers". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. Retrieved 2016-05-30.