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
Cardinal five
Ordinal 5th
Numeral system quinary
Factorization prime
Divisors 1, 5
Roman numeral V
Roman numeral (unicode) Ⅴ, ⅴ
Greek prefix penta-/pent-
Latin prefix quinque-/quinqu-/quint-
Binary 1012
Ternary 123
Quaternary 114
Quinary 105
Senary 56
Octal 58
Duodecimal 512
Hexadecimal 516
Vigesimal 520
Base 36 536
Greek ε (or Ε)
Arabic ٥,5
Persian ۵
Chinese numeral 五,伍
Korean 다섯,오
Hebrew ה (Hey)

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.