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Unique Properties of 16

  • 16 is the number of vertices of a tesseract
  • 16 is the only number of the form xy=yx with different x and y
  • 16 is the smallest prime power of a prime power of a prime
  • 16 is the base of the hexadecimal number system, which is used extensively in computer science

Rare Properties of 16

Power of 2
Square

Common Properties of 16

Composite
Deficient
Even
Lazy caterer
Odious
Powerful
Practical
Ulam