The Natural Number 16

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Properties of the Number 16

  • Because 16 is divisible by 2 ...
    • 16 is an even number
    • 16 has parity 0
    • 16 is not an odd number
  • Because 16 can be factored as 2 x 8 ...
    • 16 is a composite number
    • 16 is not a prime number

Alternative Representations of the Number 16

  • Base 2 (binary): 10000
  • Base 8 (octal): 20
  • Base 16 (hexadecimal): 10
  • Roman numeral: XVI
  • Words: sixteen

Divisors of the Number 16

  • 16 has 5 positive divisors: 1, 2, 4, 8, 16
    • The sum of the positive divisors is 31
  • 16 has 4 proper divisors: 1, 2, 4, 8
    • The sum of the proper divisors is 15
  • 16 is a deficient number since the sum of the proper divisors is less than 16
  • 16 is not a perfect number
  • 16 is not an abundant number

More Properties of the Number 16

  • 16 is a square number (i.e., square of the natural number 4)
  • 16 is not a cube number
  • 16 is not a palindromic number
  • 16 is not a Fibonacci number
  • 16 is not a Lucas number

Fun Facts and Trivia about the Number 16

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