Micro Life Zone
Asked by zswall022 to Mia, Mick on 6 Sep 2013.
Keywords: best, number
I’ll take Avogadro’s number 🙂
(6.0221415 ± 0.0000010) × 10^23
It’s the number of constituent particles (usually atoms or molecules) in one mole (a unit of measurement) of a given substance. It came up lots during my university studies and lab practicals, so it’s stuck with me.
See more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avogadro_constant
What’s yours? (and don’t 42 me!)
Well mia’s pretty close (she keeps stealing all my great chemistry responses :O )
Why isn’t 42 good enough. I guess it comes from a time long ago, even before me.
My favourite number is 7, because unlike the all the other fictional attempts at finding a number that is the answer to everything, 7 IS the answer to everything. I feel a little offended that you need justification, but for those less trained in the art of 7, here it is:
Choose any number and add 9 to it.
Multiply this number by 2.
Divide the remainder by 2.
Subtract the number first chosen.
What the answer going to be???
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