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## The Number 72: Properties and Meanings

Prime Factors of**72**=2x2x2x3x3

**72** can be Partitioned 37 times with each term no larger than 2.

**72** can be Partitioned 469 times with each term no larger than 3.

**72** is an Abundant Number.

**72** is a 25-gonal Number.

The number of equivalent hyperspheres in 6 dimensions which can touch an equivalent hypersphere without any intersections=**72**.(Kissing Number)
**72** is the maximum number of spheres that can touch another sphere in a lattice packing in 6 dimensions.

The Great Rhombicuboctahedron is an Archimedean Solid with **72** Edges.

The Chemical Element Hafnium has an atomic number of **72**.

The **72** names of God in the Kabbalistic tradition.

There are **72** skulls on the necklace of Kali, Hindu Goddess of Destruction

In Egyptian mythology: The **72** Assassins of the dark god Set clamped the lid shut on the coffin in which Osiris was trapped- then murdered.

### The Year 72 AD

In the year**72**AD Antiochus IV of Syria was deposed by Vespasian.

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