The Natural Number 12

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Properties of the Number 12

  • Because 12 is divisible by 2 ...
    • 12 is an even number
    • 12 has parity 0
    • 12 is not an odd number
  • Because 12 can be factored as 2 x 6 ...
    • 12 is a composite number
    • 12 is not a prime number

Alternative Representations of the Number 12

  • Base 2 (binary): 1100
  • Base 8 (octal): 14
  • Base 16 (hexadecimal): C
  • Roman numeral: XII
  • Words: twelve

Divisors of the Number 12

  • 12 has 6 positive divisors: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12
    • The sum of the positive divisors is 28
  • 12 has 5 proper divisors: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
    • The sum of the proper divisors is 16
  • 12 is not a deficient number
  • 12 is not a perfect number
  • 12 is an abundant number since the sum of the proper divisors is greater than 12

More Properties of the Number 12

  • 12 is not a square number
  • 12 is not a cube number
  • 12 is not a palindromic number
  • 12 is not a Fibonacci number
  • 12 is not a Lucas number

Fun Facts and Trivia about the Number 12

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