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Cardinal thirty-two
Ordinal 32nd
Factorization 25
Divisors 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32
Roman numeral XXXII
Binary 1000002
Octal 408
Duodecimal 2812
Hexadecimal 2016

32 (thirty-two) is the natural number following 31 and preceding 33.


In mathematics

32 is the smallest number n with exactly 7 solutions to the equation φ(x) = n. It is also the sum of the totient function for the first ten integers.

The fifth power of two, 32 is also a Leyland number since 24 + 42 = 32.

As with every power of two, 32 has an aliquot sum one less than itself: the prime 31. 32 is the first member of the 31-aliquot tree.

32 is the ninth Happy number


In science


  • The Saros number of the solar eclipse series which began on September 24, 1957 BC and ended on March 10, 460 BC. The duration of Saros series 32 was 1496.5 years, and it contained 84 solar eclipses.
  • The Saros number of the lunar eclipse series which began on June 11, 1691 BC and ended on August 9, 375 BC. The duration of Saros series 32 was 1316.2 years, and it contained 74 lunar eclipses.

In music

In religion

In the Kabbalah, there are 32 Kabbalistic Paths of Wisdom.

In sports

The winning car number of Ray Harroun in the inaugural Indianapolis 500 in 1911.

In chess, the total number of black squares on the board, the total number of white squares, and the total number of pieces (black and white) at the beginning of the game.

The jersey number 32 has been retired for the following players: the Los Angeles Lakers' Magic Johnson, the Utah Jazz's Karl Malone, the Portland Trail Blazers' Bill Walton, the Philadelphia 76ers' Billy Cunningham, the Boston Celtics' Kevin McHale; baseball pitchers Sandy Koufax and Steve Carlton; Cleveland Browns' running back Jim Brown; and the New York Yankees' Elston Howard. Manchester City football player Carlos Tévez also wears the number. Since joining Milan on loan in January 2008, David Beckham also adopted the number 32 shirt.

Also the jersey number for Shaquille O'Neal during his playing time with the Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, and Orlando Magic.

And the jersey number for Richard Hamilton, who plays for the Detroit Pistons.

Also the jersey number for O. J. Mayo, who plays for the Memphis Grizzlies.

Josh Hamilton of the Major League Baseball team the Texas Rangers also wears number 32.

Roy Halladay of the Toronto Blue Jays Wears 32.

The number of teams in the National Football League.

The number of national teams that have participated in each FIFA World Cup finals tournament since 1998.

An association (soccer) football is made up with 32 panels of leather.

In other fields

Thirty-two could also refer to:

Historical years

32 AD, 32 B.C., 1932, 2032, etc.


Simple English

Thirty-two is a number. It comes between thirty-one and thirty-three, and is an even number. It is divisible by 2, 4, 8, and 16. It is also a power of two.

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