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A Challenge
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Re: Counting

Post by A Challenge » 08 Oct 2018, 19:17

2870 is a 1978 album by Gérard Manset, and the fifth, and longest, track thereon.
Jésus - 4:46
Le pont - 5:31
Un homme une femme - 4:21
Amis - 4:02
2870 - 14:03
Ton âme heureuse - 3:59
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GuyBarry
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Re: Counting

Post by GuyBarry » 09 Oct 2018, 08:03

Between the months of January and August this year, 2871 Delhi Metro users were caught trying to walk away from the metro station premises without depositing their tokens.
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DrainBrain
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Re: Counting

Post by DrainBrain » 11 Oct 2018, 06:57

2872^4 + 1 = 68035838611457
2872^4 + 3 = 68035838611459

These are twin primes.
http://oeis.org/A127871
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GuyBarry
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Re: Counting

Post by GuyBarry » 12 Oct 2018, 13:34

The American baseball player Babe Ruth scored 2873 hits during his career.
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DrainBrain
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Re: Counting

Post by DrainBrain » 17 Oct 2018, 14:04

RFC 2874 asked for comments about proposed changes to the internet's Domain Name System to support renumberable and aggregatable IPv6 addressing.
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GuyBarry
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Re: Counting

Post by GuyBarry » 18 Oct 2018, 13:59

The mathematician Robbert Dijkgraaf said "One number which every algebraic geometer knows is the number 2875 because obviously, that is the number of lines on a quintic." I'll take his word for it :)
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