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32 (thirty-two) is the natural number following 31 and preceding 33.

← 31 32 33 →
Cardinalthirty-two
Ordinal32nd
(thirty-second)
Factorization25
Divisors1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32
Greek numeralΛΒ´
Roman numeralXXXII
Binary1000002
Ternary10123
Quaternary2004
Quinary1125
Senary526
Octal408
Duodecimal2812
Hexadecimal2016
Vigesimal1C20
Base 36W36

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In mathematicsEdit

32 is the smallest number n with exactly 7 solutions to the equation φ(x) = n. It is also the sum of the totient function for the first ten integers.

The fifth power of two, 32 is also a Leyland number since 24 + 42 = 32.[1]

32 is the ninth happy number.[2]

32 = 11 + 22 + 33

In scienceEdit

AstronomyEdit

In musicEdit

In religionEdit

In the Kabbalah, there are 32 Kabbalistic Paths of Wisdom. This is, in turn, derived from the 32 times of the Hebrew names for God, Elohim appears in the first chapter of Genesis.

One of the central texts of the Pāli Canon in the Theravada Buddhist tradition, the Digha Nikaya, describes the appearance of the historical Buddha with a list of 32 physical characteristics.

The Hindu scripture Mudgala Purana also describes Ganesha as taking 32 forms.

In sportsEdit

In chess, the total number of black squares on the board, the total number of white squares, and the total number of pieces (black and white) at the beginning of the game.

The number of teams in the National Football League.

The number of national teams that have participated in each FIFA World Cup finals tournament since 1998.

The ball used in association football is typically made with 32 panels of leather or synthetic material.

In other fieldsEdit

Thirty-two could also refer to:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sloane's A076980 : Leyland numbers". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  2. ^ "Sloane's A007770 : Happy numbers". The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. OEIS Foundation. Retrieved 2016-05-31.