## A Number for Your Thoughts: Facts and Speculations about Numbers from Euclid to the Latest Computers |

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### Contents

Counting | 1 |

The Search for Prime Numbers | 10 |

The World Record Holders | 19 |

Copyright | |

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3-digit abundant numbers algebraic equations amicable pairs appear arithmetic number Benford big gee chapter complex numbers conjecture consecutive contain counting numbers cyclic number cycling decimal decimal places divisors emirps equal established Euler exactly divisible example exist fact Fermat Fermat primes Fermat's last theorem finite follows fraction geometric numbers go on forever Goldbach Goldbach conjecture groups house number infinite number infinity integers interest irrational numbers Kaprekar known large numbers largest logarithms magic constant magic cubes magic squares mathematical mathematicians means Mercenne prime multiplied number larger number of digits number of primes number system odd numbers order-4 palindromic particular pattern perfect numbers polygons possible prime numbers prime twins problem proof random rational numbers real numbers rule sequence set of numbers simple smaller smallest number subtraction symbol Table transcendental numbers triangular numbers true Waring's problem write zero