60 (sixty) is a positive integer following 59 and preceding 61. Its ordinal form is written "sixtieth" or 60th.

Properties Edit

60 is an even composite number.

60 is the number of seconds in a minute, and the number of minutes in an hour.

In Czech language, 60 is called "kopa", meaning "three-score".

The smallest non-abelian simple group has order 60.

60 is equal to the sum of its unitary proper divisors. 1 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 12 + 15 + 20 = 60, which makes it a unitary perfect number.

In googology Edit

In Greek-based number-naming systems, 60 is associated with prefix "hexaconta-", and with prefix "sexaginti-" in Latin systems.

Aarex Tiaokhiao coined the name sexagesimal-uoonol for this number.[1]

In Culture Edit

A person between sixty and seventy years of age is called a sexagenarian.

Ludwig van Beethoven would allegedly count out 60 coffee beans each morning before making his coffee.

Sources Edit

  1. Part 1 (LAN) - Aarex Googology