The Natural Number 6

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Properties of the Number 6

  • Because 6 is divisible by 2 ...
    • 6 is an even number
    • 6 has parity 0
    • 6 is not an odd number
  • Because 6 can be factored as 2 x 3 ...
    • 6 is a composite number
    • 6 is not a prime number

Alternative Representations of the Number 6

  • Base 2 (binary): 110
  • Base 8 (octal): 6
  • Base 16 (hexadecimal): 6
  • Roman numeral: VI
  • Words: six

Divisors of the Number 6

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

More Properties of the Number 6

  • 6 is not a square number
  • 6 is not a cube number
  • 6 is a palindromic number (i.e., the digits are the same forwards and backwards)
  • 6 is not a Fibonacci number
  • 6 is not a Lucas number

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