5 (number)

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Pronunciation of the number 5
4 5 6
−1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Cardinalfive
Ordinal5th
(fifth)
Numeral systemquinary
Factorizationprime
Divisors1, 5
Roman numeralV
Roman numeral (unicode)Ⅴ, ⅴ
Greek prefixpenta-/pent-
Latin prefixquinque-/quinqu-/quint-
Binary1012
Ternary123
Quaternary114
Quinary105
Senary56
Octal58
Duodecimal512
Hexadecimal516
Vigesimal520
Base 36536
Greekε (or Ε)
Arabic٥,5
Persian۵
Urdu
Ge'ez
Bengali
Kannada
Punjabi
Chinese numeral五,伍
Korean다섯,오
Devanāgarī
Hebrewה (Hey)
Khmer
Telugu
Malayalam
Tamil

The number five is a number that comes after four and before the number six. In Roman numerals, it is V.

Mathematics[change | change source]

Five is the third prime number, after two and three, and before seven. The number five is also an odd number.

Most people have five fingers on each hand and five toes on each foot.

Creation[change | change source]

The number five changing over time, from ancient times to modern times

It is not known for certain who and how the shape of the number five was created, but most people think it was made by the Brahmin Indians.