48 (forty-eight) is a positive integer following 47 and preceding 49. Its ordinal form is written "forty-eighth" or 48th.

Properties Edit

48 is an even composite number.

48 is equal to 6!!, the double factorial of 6.

Ignoring weekdays, the Julian calendar repeats every 48 months.

In googology Edit


In Greek-based number-naming systems, 48 is associated with prefix "octotetraconta-", and with prefix "octoquadraginti-" in Latin systems.