You are here

MAA Found Math - Week 41

MAA FOUND MATH: Egan J Chernoff sent us this photo writing, "Prime Saskatchewan License Plate!" 110101 in binary (base 2) represents the decimal (base 10) number 53, which is a prime. Taken as a base 10 number, 110101 is composite (the product of two primes, or a semiprime).

See math in the world around you? Send your photos to editor@maa.org.

Watch a slideshow of MAA Found Math

Year: 
2013
Week: 
41

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED