227 (another Prime Pages' Curiosity)
 Curios: Curios Search:   Participate: 227 is the (72)th prime number. Here's a little prime curiosa based on Diophantine equations: 227n + 251n + 257n = 233n + 239n + 263n, n = 1, 2. Note that 227 is least of the 6 distinct primes! [Terry] "227" is an American sitcom starring Marla Gibbs that originally aired from September 1985 to May 1990. [Hultquist] 227 = 2*3*5*7+2+3+5+7 is prime. [Poo Sung] 22/7 is the famous value of correct to two decimal places. The smallest three-digit prime that is changed into a composite number if any digit is deleted. The smallest three-digit prime p such that 2^p-p^2 is also prime. [Gallardo] In the novel Life of Pi by Yann Martel, the protagonist (Pi) survives 227 days shipwrecked at sea with a Bengal tiger. 227 is the sum of first composite numbers up to 27. [Silva] The smallest prime Honaker number is also a near-repdigit prime-digit prime. The number of composite days in a year. [Gupta] The smallest prime optimal town. [Post] The only 3-digit prime whose product of digits is a perfect number. [Loungrides] (There are 2 curios for this number that have not yet been approved by an editor.) Prime Curios! © 2000-2018 (all rights reserved)  privacy statement