weird number


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weird number

[¦wird ′nəm·bər]
(mathematics)
An abundant number that is not a semiperfect number.
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Arriving back at his Sunderland home, the 26-year-old supply teacher - and fully qualified lifeguard - who trades under the name The Lake Poets for musical purposes, was puzzled by a missed call from a "weird number I didn't recognise".
It is amazing to note that the date (number) 14/3/15 comes once-in-a-century...so really that is it we will not be able to experience this weird number again.
A weird number is one that is abundant but is not equal to the sum of any combination of its divisors.
Fashion Parts, carrying a weird number cloth with a zero on it, leads from the off and wins by about five lengths from Lady Elizabeth, a clear second, albeit well beaten.
Check your phone bills for after hours, weekend, holiday use and any weird numbers that are being called
I'd get random messages and texts from weird numbers with people calling me the most awful names.
With double page spreads and topics such as Weird Numbers, Mindbenders, Megawords, Twins and Cartoon Characters this handy sized book has hours of reading grabs supposedly for those moments spent in the smallest room.
Anyway, while rival Old Firm fans continue the debate about which set of fans cause less hassle on European trips, I'd like to focus on this weird numbers game Rangers and Celtic supporters always love to play.
Among the alphabetical articles are Aurifeuillian factorization, Gilbreath's conjecture, lucky numbers, the Riemann hypothesis, and weird numbers. Readers are assumed to be adept at following mathematical arguments.