Your Favorite Number

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Your Favorite Number!!

What is your favorite number?!?! And why??

Mines...umm...one of them...probably between 0 and several trillion...I can't decide.

But I'll just go with two. Why? Because thats the number of pop tarts in a pouch!
 

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When people ask me to pick a number between 1 and 10 I always pick pi. Does that count?
 
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When people ask me to pick a number between 1 and 10 I always pick pi. Does that count?
Of course! But you better have cake in there somewhere...its my favorite.
 
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[tex] \sqrt 7/9 [/tex]

why?

[tex] 6(x) * 9(x) = 42 [/tex]
[tex] 54x^2=42[/tex]
[tex] x^2=42/54[/tex]
[tex]x^2=7/9[/tex]
[tex]x= \sqrt 7/9[/tex]
 
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Two. It's my number for relaxation. I read someone that said in order to relax pick a number and assign relaxation to it. Then whenever you're stressed think of the number.

Doesn't work. But 2 is still a cool number.
 
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This is a tough one. Let's see, there's:
  • e, for obvious reasons
  • i, since [tex]\mathbb{C}^n[/tex] is interesting
  • [tex]\pi[/tex], for its all-around significance
  • [tex]\varphi[/tex]; I've always liked the Golden Ratio
  • [tex]\aleph_0[/tex]
  • [tex]\frac{\pi^2}{6}[/tex], since it's a cool sum of [tex]\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} \frac{1}{n^2}[/tex]
  • G, because of its gravity
  • [tex]k_e = \frac{1}{4\pi \epsilon_0}[/tex] is rather electric
  • 2, the only even prime
  • the set of perfect numbers

Too many...can't decide.
 
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Haha, i KNEW i'd get some great replies like these. :biggrin:
 
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Can't believe I forgot 42.
 
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27, only because of the odd amount of times it shows up in my life.
 
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I also like:
  • Eddington's number, 15,747,724,136,275,002,577,605,653,961,181,555,468 ,044,717,914,527,116,709,366,231,425,076,185,631,0 31,296
  • Graham's number, g64
  • The xkcd number, A(g64,g64), where A is the Ackermann function
 
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This is a tough one. Let's see, there's:
  • e, for obvious reasons
  • i, since [tex]\mathbb{C}^n[/tex] is interesting
  • [tex]\pi[/tex], for its all-around significance
  • [tex]\varphi[/tex]; I've always liked the Golden Ratio
  • [tex]\aleph_0[/tex]
  • [tex]\frac{\pi^2}{6}[/tex], since it's a cool sum of [tex]\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} \frac{1}{n^2}[/tex]
  • G, because of its gravity
  • [tex]k_e = \frac{1}{4\pi \epsilon_0}[/tex] is rather electric
  • 2, the only even prime
  • the set of perfect numbers

Too many...can't decide.
This is so great <3
 
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This is a tough one. Let's see, there's:
  • e, for obvious reasons
  • i, since [tex]\mathbb{C}^n[/tex] is interesting
  • [tex]\pi[/tex], for its all-around significance
  • [tex]\varphi[/tex]; I've always liked the Golden Ratio
  • [tex]\aleph_0[/tex]
  • [tex]\frac{\pi^2}{6}[/tex], since it's a cool sum of [tex]\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} \frac{1}{n^2}[/tex]
  • G, because of its gravity
  • [tex]k_e = \frac{1}{4\pi \epsilon_0}[/tex] is rather electric
  • 2, the only even prime
  • the set of perfect numbers

Too many...can't decide.
I feel kinda bad that I don't understand most of this lol.
 
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That's what makes it so great :biggrin:
 
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13 is my most favorite number. I've pretty much got that one to myself. In fact I have a bunch of favorite numbers, and 13 is the smallest one. So, in addition to being my most favorite number, it is also my least favorite number.
 
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I like 4. Diagrammatically, it is very symmetrical. It is composed of 2 2's, which is a plus. It scales up easily with 8, 12, 16, 20, 24...

When I was learning how to count, and later to appreciate and manipulate numbers, 4 was my favorite. I don't know why.
 
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[tex]6_{13} * 9_{13} = 42_{13}[/tex]
but that is incorrect, hence [tex] \sqrt 7/9 [/tex]
 
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I like 4. Diagrammatically, it is very symmetrical. It is composed of 2 2's, which is a plus. It scales up easily with 8, 12, 16, 20, 24...

When I was learning how to count, and later to appreciate and manipulate numbers, 4 was my favorite. I don't know why.
I don't really have a favorite, but I've always liked 9 for much the same reasons you like 4.
 
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I can't decide between mine but pi is very special to me, I also love the square root of 2.
 
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...I also love the square root of 2.
Don't tell that to the Pythagoreans.
 
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lololol
 
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i have a weekness for 7
 
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h

Everything interesting has an h in it.
 
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Also [tex]\hbar, \quad \epsilon_0, \quad \mu_0[/tex]
 
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Gotta love googolplex.
 

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