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What can be said about the number 13 beyond the fact that it is a prime number?

Pogliani, Lionello; Randić, Milan; Trinajstić, Nenad (2004) What can be said about the number 13 beyond the fact that it is a prime number?. Croatica Chemica Acta, 77 (3). pp. 447-456. ISSN 0011-1643

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Abstract

The story of the number 13 that goes back to ancient Egypt is told. The mathematical significance of 13 is briefly reviewed and 13 is discussed in various contexts, with special reference to the belief of many that this number is a rather unlucky number. Contrary examples are also presented. Regarding everything, the number 13 appears to be a number that leaves no one indifferent.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: art; chemistry; history; literature; number theory; poetry; science; catalan
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Chemistry
Divisions: Division of Physical Chemistry
Projects:
Project titleProject leaderProject codeProject type
Razvoj i primjena modela u kemiji i bioinformaticiNenad Trinajstić0098034MZOS
Depositing User: Nenad Trinajstić
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2013 14:18
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2014 12:56
URI: http://fulir.irb.hr/id/eprint/749

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