# Number Gossip

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## Unique Properties of 248

- 248 is the dimension of E
_{8}, the largest exceptional simple Lie algebra (submitted by Qiaochu Yuan)

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

- 248 is the dimension of E
_{8}, the largest exceptional simple Lie algebra (submitted by Qiaochu Yuan)