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76 (number)

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76  77 →
Ordinal  76th (seventy-sixth)
Divisors  1, 2, 4, 19, 38, 76
Cardinal  seventy-six
Factorization  2× 19
Roman numeral  LXXVI
76 (number)

76 (seventy-six) is the natural number following 75 and preceding 77.


In mathematics

76 is:

  • a Lucas number.
  • an automorphic number.
  • a nontotient.
  • a 14-gonal number.
  • a centered pentagonal number.
  • a telephone number.
  • a palindromic number and a repdigit in bases 18 (4418) and 37 (2237).
  • a Harshad number in bases 4 and 5.
  • an Erdős–Woods number since it is possible to find sequences of 76 consecutive integers such that each inner member shares a factor with either the first or the last member.
  • In decimal, all powers of 76 also end in the same last two digits (e.g. 762 = 5776). The only other two-digit number with such property is 25.

    Karl A. Dahlke proved that 76 heptominoes of this shape ( ), are able to fill a rectangle

    In science

  • The atomic number of osmium.
  • The Little Dumbbell Nebula in the constellation Pegasus is designated as Messier object 76 (M76).
  • In other fields

    Seventy-six is also:

  • In colloquial American parlance, reference to 1776, the year of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.
  • The Spirit of '76, patriotic painting by Archibald MacNeal Willard.
  • A brand of ConocoPhillips gas stations, 76
  • The number of trombonists leading the parade in "Seventy-Six Trombones," from Meredith Willson's musical The Music Man
  • Municipal Okrug #76, name of Balkansky Municipal Okrug of Frunzensky District of Saint Petersburg, Russia, before 2008
  • The 76ers, a professional basketball team based in Philadelphia
  • 76 (album), the debut album of Dutch trance producer and DJ Armin van Buuren
  • An Overwatch hero, Soldier: 76
  • References

    76 (number) Wikipedia