Numbers from
one to
thirty-one ...

a page for
each day of
the month

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... and for similar facts about other numbers see Numbers: Facts, Figures & Fiction.

Website copyright Richard Phillips 1994/2003.

26

= 2 x 13

= 5 + 6 + 7 + 8

There are 26 letters in the English alphabet.

Precipitevolissimevolmente with 26 letters is the longest word in the Italian language. It means `as fast as possible'.

December 26 is Boxing Day (except when December 26 is a Sunday).


This net makes an unusual solid with 26 faces and 24 corners. Can you imagine what it looks like?

Henry Dudeney (1847 - 1930) was an ingenious inventor of mathematical problems. This is his Heptagon Puzzle which is quite difficult to solve.

Using the numbers from 1 to 14 place a different number in every circle so that the three numbers along every side add up to 26.



Updated 28 November 2003