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15 (number)

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15 (fifteen) is the natural number following 14 and preceding 16.

Cardinal 15
Ordinal 15th
Factorization 3 \cdot 5
Divisors 1, 3, 5, 15
Roman numeral XV
Binary 1111
Hexadecimal F

In mathematics

Fifteen is a triangular number and a hexagonal number, a pentatope number, and the 4th Bell number. Fifteen is the double factorial of 5. It is a composite number; its proper divisors being , 3 and 5. With only two exceptions, all prime quadruplets enclose a multiple of 15, with 15 itself being enclosed by the quadruplet (11, 13, 17, 19).

In hexadecimal, as well as all higher bases, fifteen is represented as F.

Fifteen is the magic constant of the unique order-3 normal magic square:

15 is the smallest number that can be factorized using Shor's quantum algorithm

In science

In astronomy,

In other fields

Age 15 is:

  • The age of a quinceañera, a Hispanic girl celebrating her fifteenth birthday.
  • The age for obtaining a driver's (or learner's) permit in jurisdictions where the age for a driver's license is sixteen.

Fifteen is:

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