Number Gossip

(Enter a number and I'll tell you everything you wanted to know about it but were afraid to ask.)

Unique Properties of 196

  • According to conjecture, 196 is the lowest Lychrel number, that is the lowest number which is not known to produce a palindrome by repeated reversal and addition. The algorithm has been tested to more than 246 million digits without finding a palindrome, but no one has ever proven that it will never produce one
  • 196 is the smallest square that contains a multidigit prime number as a substring
  • Web pages about 196:

Rare Properties of 196

Square

Common Properties of 196

Abundant
Composite
Even
Odious
Powerful
Practical