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A prime formed from the first three digits of the base for natural logarithms: e = 2.7182818284 5904523536 0287471352.... 2^{271} reversed is prime. [Nash] George W. Bush won the U.S. Presidency with 271 electoral votes in the 2000 Presidential Election, yet Al Gore had received a majority of the popular vote. HMS Plym (K 271), a Riverclass antisubmarine frigate built for the Royal Navy was vaporized in Britain's first Abomb explosion off the Monte Bello Islands, Australia, on the day tea rationing was lifted in the United Kingdom (October 3, 1952). [Croll] The greatest prime factor of any 5digit repdigit is 271. [La Haye] 271^2 and 271^3 form primes upon reversal. [Trotter] The first number n for which 15n4, 15n2, 15n+2 and 15n+4 are all composite, but 15n14, 15n8, 15n+8 and 15n+14 are all prime. There are exactly 271 positive numbers that give larger numbers when you write out their English names and add the letters using the alphabet code, i.e., a = 1, b = 2, etc. [Hartley] The smallest prime p such that (p  1) and (p + 1) are each divisible by a cube greater than one. [Beedassy] The number of possible bowling games with a score of 271 is the next prime. (Two bowling games are the same if the number of pins knocked down each roll are equal.)
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