56 (fifty-six) is a positive integer following 55 and preceding 57. Its ordinal form is written "fifty-sixth" or 56th.

Properties Edit

56 is an even composite number.

56 is the 6th tetrahedral number.

56 is a friendly number.

In chess Edit

It is also the number of possible bishop moves in 4×4 minichess.

In googology Edit

In Greek-based number-naming systems, 56 is associated with prefix "hexapentaconta-", and with prefix "sexquinquaginti-" in Latin systems.

56 is the last 2 digits of mega.