3 (number)

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2 3 4
−1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Cardinal three
Ordinal 3rd
(third)
Factorization prime
Divisors 1, 3
Roman numeral III
Roman numeral (unicode) Ⅲ, ⅲ
Greek prefix tri-
Latin prefix tre-/ter-
Binary 112
Ternary 103
Quaternary 34
Quinary 35
Senary 36
Octal 38
Duodecimal 312
Hexadecimal 316
Vigesimal 320
Base 36 336
Arabic ٣,3
Urdu
Bengali
Chinese 三,弎,叁
Devanāgarī
Ge'ez
Greek γ (or Γ)
Hebrew ג
Japanese
Khmer
Korean 셋,삼
Malayalam
Tamil
Telugu
Thai
Pronunciation of the number 3

The number three is one more than two and one less than four. Three is an important number for many cultures (groups of people living together). Sometimes people think of three as a special number. It is also a prime number. It is the first odd prime. In Roman numerals, it is III.

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