## Number

A **number** is a mathematical object used to count, label, and measure. In mathematics, the definition of number has been extended over the years to include such numbers as zero, negative numbers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, and complex numbers.

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### Some articles on number:

*natural Logarithm*

... But mathematically, the

**number**10 is not particularly significant ... arises from humans’ typical

**number**of fingers ... As an example, there are a

**number**of simple series involving the natural logarithm ...

**number**) - In Mathematics

39 is the smallest natural

**number**which has three partitions into three parts which all give the same product when multiplied {25, 8, 6}, {24, 10, 5}, {20, 15, 4} ... The thirteenth Perrin

**number**is 39, which comes after 17, 22, 29 (it is the sum of the first two mentioned) ... factor of 392 + 1 = 1522 is 761, which is obviously more than 39 twice, 39 is a Størmer

**number**...

**number**)

... This article discusses the

**number**thirty-eight. 38 ← 39 ... → List of

**numbers**— Integers 90 ... → Cardinal thirty-eight Ordinal 38th (thirty-eighth ...

**number**) - In Mathematics

496 is most notable for being a perfect

**number**, and one of the earliest

**numbers**to be recognized as such ... As a perfect

**number**, it is tied to the Mersenne prime 31, 25 - 1, with 24 ( 25 - 1 ) yielding 496 ... Also related to its being a perfect

**number**, 496 is a harmonic divisor

**number**, since the

**number**of proper divisors of 496 divided by the sum of the reciprocals of its divisors, 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 31, 62, 124 ...

**number**) - In Other Fields

... with their first, "'39" does in fact fall in the thirty-ninth position The retired jersey

**number**of former baseball player Roy Campanella The book series "The 39 Clues" revolves around 39 clues hidden ... History The

**number**of signers to the United States Constitution, out of 55 members of the Philadelphia Convention delegates The traditional

**number**... chat slang for "thank you" when written with

**numbers**(3=san 9=kyu) Pier 39 in San Francisco The

**number**of the French department Jura In Afghanistan ...

### More definitions of "number":

- (
*noun*): A short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program.

Synonyms: act, routine, turn, bit

- (
*verb*): Enumerate.

Example:*"We must number the names of the great mathematicians"*

Synonyms: list

- (
*noun*): An item of merchandise offered for sale.

Example:*"She preferred the black nylon number"; "this sweater is an all-wool number"*

- (
*noun*): A clothing measurement.

Example:*"A number 13 shoe"*

- (
*noun*): A symbol used to represent a number.

Synonyms: numeral

- (
*verb*): Put into a group.

Synonyms: count

- (
*verb*): Give numbers to.

Example:*"You should number the pages of the thesis"*

- (
*noun*): The number is used in calling a particular telephone.

Example:*"He has an unlisted number"*

Synonyms: phone number, telephone number

- (
*noun*): One of a series published periodically.

Synonyms: issue

- (
*noun*): The grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural).

Example:*"In English the subject and the verb must agree in number"*

- (
*verb*): Place a limit on the number of.

Synonyms: keep down

- (
*noun*): A concept of quantity derived from zero and units.

Example:*"Every number has a unique position in the sequence"*

- (
*noun*): The property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals.

Example:*"He had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"*

Synonyms: figure

- (
*noun*): A select company of people.

Example:*"I hope to become one of their number before I die"*

### Famous quotes containing the word number:

“The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great *number* of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.”

—Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–1859)

“How often should a woman be pregnant? Continually, or hardly ever? Or must there be a certain *number* of pregnancy anniversaries established by fashion? What do you, at the age of forty-three, have to say on the subject? Is it a fact that the laws of nature, or of the country, or of propriety, have ordained this time of life for sterility?”

—Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

“The growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the *number* who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.”

—George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)