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# The Number 8: Properties and Meanings

Prime Factors of 8=2x2x2.

8 is a Fibonacci Number.

8 is a Heptagonal Pyramidal Number.

8 is an Octagonal Number.

8 is a Centered Heptagonal Number.

8 can be Partitioned in 22 ways.

The sum of the totient function for the first eight integers is 22.

8 is the largest cube in the Fibonacci Sequence.

8 is the maximal number of regions into which space can be divided by 3 Spheres.

The maximal number of regions into which a plane can be divided by 3 circles=8

The Cube is a Platonic Solid with 8 Vertices.

The Octahedron is a Platonic Solid with 8 Faces.

A Truncated Tetrahedron is an Archimedean Solid with 8 Faces. It has four triangles and four hexagons.

The Chemical Element Oxygen has an atomic number of 8.

The Eight Trigrams.

Jainism
The 8 Virtues that should be accepted and practiced
1) The fear of sins;
2) A sense of shame;
3) A pleasant and serene temperament;
4) Popularity;
5) Farsightedness;
6) Thinking of one's abilities and limitations;
7) Acquiring a special knowledge;
8) A partiality for virtues.

The 8 Endevours:
1) Gratitude;
2) Helping others;
3) Kindness;
4) Associating with noble people;
5) Listening to spiritual discourses;
6) The eight qualities of the intellect;
7) Conforming to well-known traditions and practices;

Karate and Kungfu: Virtues: Respect Honesty Courage Integrity Humility Compassion Patience Peacefulness http://www.melbkungfu.com/pages/library_02.htm

philosophy from karate is the eight Virtues of black belt: modesty, courtesy, integrity, compassion, self-control, gratitude, perseverance, and indomitable spirit.

8 Flora is a large, bright main belt asteroid.

Film: 8 Crazy Nights.

Film: Butterfield Eight.

Film: 8 Mile.

Film: 8 Seconds.

Film: 8 Women.

Film: 8mm

Film: 8½

In the year 8 AD Ovid is banished to the Black Sea.

In the year 8 AD the Ara Pacis ("altar to peace") is built by Augustus.

In the year 8 AD Vonones I becomes king of Parthia.

In the year 8 AD Tincommius, deposed king of the Atrebates flees Britain for Rome; becomes king.

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