# The Number 12: Properties and Meanings

Prime Factors of

**12**=

2x

2x

3.

**12**=

3+

4+

5.

**12** is an

Abundant Number.

**12** is a

Pentagonal Number.

**12** is a

Centered 11-gonal Number.

**12** can be

Partitioned in

77 ways.

**12** can be

Partitioned 7 times with each term no larger than

2.

**12** can be

Partitioned 19 times with each term no larger than

3.

**12** can be

Partitioned 34 times with each term no larger than

4.

**12** can be

Partitioned 47 times with each term no larger than

5.

**12** can be

Partitioned 58 times with each term no larger than

6.

**12** can be

Partitioned 65 times with each term no larger than

7.

**12** can be

Partitioned 70 times with each term no larger than

8.

**12** can be

Partitioned 73 times with each term no larger than

9.

**12** can be

Partitioned 75 times with each term no larger than

10.

**12** can be

Partitioned 76 times with each term no larger than

11.

**12** is the total number of parts in all

Partitions of

4.

The number of equivalent hyperspheres in

3 dimensions which can touch an equivalent hypersphere without any intersections=

**12**.(Kissing Number)

The Cube is a

Platonic Solid with

**12** Edges.

The Dodecahedron is a

Platonic Solid with

**12** Faces.

The Icosahedron is a

Platonic Solid with

**12** Vertices.

A Truncated Tetrahedron is an

Archimedean Solid with

**12** Vertices.

A Cuboctahedron is an

Archimedean Solid with

**12** Vertices.

The

Chemical Element Magnesium has an atomic number of

**12**.

The

**12** Star signs: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagitarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.

The

**12** simple letters of the Hebrew Alphabet.

In

Humans: the Heart Chakra (Anahata) has 12 petals. The petals may correspond with

**12** vrittis: lustfulness, fraudulence, indecision, repentance, hope, anxiety, longing, impartiality, arrogance, incompetency, discrimination and defiance.

The

**12** permutations of the Tetragrammaton, the

4 fold name of God.

The

**twelve** 'nidanas' or links of pratitya sammutpada or dependant co-arising.

The

**twelve** oxen on the porch of Solomonâ€™s temple.

The

**twelve** stars surrounding the Virginâ€™s head in Rev.

**12**:

1.

**12** Virtues focused on by William Alan Shirley: Faith, Discipline, Honesty, Respect, Compassion, Patience,
Courage , Forgiveness, Gratitude, Humility, Perseverance, Generosity.

Film:

**12** Angry Men.

Film:

**Twelve** Monkeys.

Film: The Dirty

**Dozen**.

### The Year 12 AD

In the year

**12** AD the last Etruscan inscription was carved.

In the year

**12** AD Caligula was born.