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+ The number obtained by concatenating the first prime and twice the next prime. [Russo]

+ The prime factorization of 26 uses the first three counting numbers. [Trotter]

+ One of only two numbers which contain exactly the first three digits in its unique prime factorization. [Hunter]

+ The number of minimal primes which cover the set of primes in base 10. [Rupinski]

+ 26 is the smallest number that can be expressed by three identical prime digits in a prime base, i.e., 222 in base three. Note that it is also the reverse of the second such number: 62 = 222 in base 5. [Necula]

+ 26 = 2 * prime(6). [Gupta]

+ There are no twin primes between 262 and 282. [Wesolowski]

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