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Cardinalseventy-two
Ordinal72nd
(seventy-second)
Factorization23 × 32
Divisors1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 72
Greek numeralΟΒ´
Roman numeralLXXII
Binary10010002
Ternary22003
Octal1108
Duodecimal6012
Hexadecimal4816

72 (seventy-two) is the natural number following 71 and preceding 73. It is half a gross or 6 dozen (i.e., 60 in duodecimal).

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See also: List of highways numbered 72

Seventy-two is also:

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Footnotes

  1. ^ ISBN 0-292-72076-9
  2. ^ "Egyptian Myths", George Hart, p41, University of Texas Press, 1990
  3. ^ "Sects In Islam - 73 Groups in Islam, Division - Denominations". Archived from the original on 6 May 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  4. ^ Sunan Ibn Maajah, no. 3982 "My Ummah will be divided into seventy-three sects, one of which will be in Paradise and seventy-two will be in the Fire"