ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Math Facts About the Number 27 (27 in Science, Religion and the Arts)

Updated on February 22, 2019

Here are some math facts about the number 27:

The number 27 is an even number – the 14th odd number.

The number 27 has 4 divisors (factors) which are 1, 3, 9 and 27.

In the list of factors above, there is one prime factor which is 3.

The number 27 is also a cube number – since 33 = 27

If you square 27 you get 729 and if you cube 27 you get 19683.

27% as a fraction is 27/100 (which cannot be simplified) and 0.27 as a decimal.

27 is a unique number, as it is the only number that is 3 times bigger than the total of its digits (27 = 3 x (2+7))

If you work out 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 you get the answer of 27.

In the binary number system 27 can be written as 11011.

In Roman Numerals the number 27 can be written as XXVII

Popular conversions involving the number 27:

If you travelled a distance of 27 miles then this would be equivalent to 43.5 kilometers.

Also a length of 27 feet is equivalent to 8.23 meters.

A weight of 27 pounds is equivalent to 12.2 kilograms.

A temperature of 27 degrees Fahrenheit is -2.78 degrees Celsius.

In 27 hours there are 1620 minutes and 97200 seconds.

Fun facts about the number 27:

In geometry, a 27 sided polygon is icosikaiheptagon.

In music, there are 3 song titles called 27 (Biffy Clyro, Fall Out Boy and the Silencers). There is also a song called 27 Jennifers.

In chemistry, 27 is the atomic number of cobalt.

In religion, the New Testament contains 27 books.

There are 27 signs of the zodiac in Indian astrology.

There is movie called Number 27 written by Michael Palin.

In human biology, there are 27 bones in the hand.

There are many other interesting facts about other numbers, so please take a look at some of my other hubpages. For example, the number 14 is the atomic number of Silicon and 14 is the number of legs on a silicon. Or did you know that the number 2 is the first prime number (not the number 1). Also, did you know that the number 40 is atomic number of zirconium and 40 is a number used in many religions to represent a large or approximate number.

Also, as well as math facts you will learn other facts about many numbers. For example, in music "39" is a song by Queen or "34" by Saves The Day. In movie titles, the number 28 has featured in many film titles, such as, "28 Days" or "28 Weeks Later. In geometry, the number 5 is the number of sides of a pentangon, or the number 10 is the number of sides of a decagon. In wedding anniversaries, the number 19 is called the "Aquamarine" wedding anniversary.


Submit a Comment

No comments yet.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)