# Number Gossip

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## Unique Properties of 5040

- 5040 is the smallest number with 60 divisors
- 5040 is the smallest magic product of a 4 by 4 multiplicative magic square
- A web page about 5040: http://www.chakracity.com/intro.html - Numerological analysis of 5040

## Rare Properties of 5040

The n-th *factorial* is the product of the first n natural numbers.

The factorial deserved an exclamation mark for its notation: k! = 1*2*3*...*k.

- ...,
- 24,
- 120,
- 720,
**5040**, - 40320,
- 362880,
- 3628800,
- ...

## Common Properties of 5040

The number n is *abundant* if the sum of all its positive divisors except itself is more than n.

They are abundant above perfection, not to mention deficiency. See perfect and deficient numbers.

A positive integer greater than 1 that is not prime is called *composite*.

Composite numbers are opposite to prime numbers.

A number is *even* if it is divisible by 2.

Numbers that are not even are odd. Compare with another pair -- evil and odious numbers.

The number n is *evil* if it has an even number of 1's in its binary expansion.

Guess what odious numbers are.

The number n is *practical* if all numbers strictly less than n are sums of distinct divisors of n.