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What’s so special about this number?


0 is the additive identity.

1 is the multiplicative identity.

2 is the only even prime.

3 is the number of spatial dimensions we live in.

4 is the smallest number of colors sufficient to color all planar maps.

5 is the number of Platonic solids.

6 is the smallest perfect number.

7 is the smallest number of sides of a regular polygon that is not constructible by straightedge and compass.

8 is the largest cube in the Fibonacci sequence.

9 is the maximum number of cubes that are needed to sum to any positive integer.

10 is the base of our number system.

 

See numbers 11 to 9999 at http://www2.stetson.edu/~efriedma/numbers.html

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