# The Number 98: Properties and Meanings

Prime Factors of

**98**=

2x

7x

7.

**98** can be

Partitioned 50 times with each term no larger than

2.

**98** can be

Partitioned 850 times with each term no larger than

3.

**98** is the number of + signs needed to write the

Partitions of

9
**98** is a Wedderburn-Etherington number and a nontotient.

**98** is the atomic number of californium, an actinide.

Messier

**98** is a magnitude

11.0 spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices.

**98** is the number of sons of Ater in the Census of men of Israel upon return from exile (Holy Bible, Ezra 2:16).

'Windows

**98**' is a Microsoft Operating System.

**98** Degrees (or

**98**°) was an American adult contemporary boy band.

(+

**98**) is the code for international direct dial phone calls to Iran.

### The Year 98 AD

In the year

**98** AD Roman emperor Nerva was succeeded by Trajan.

In the year

**98** AD Nerva, Roman emperor died.

In the year

**98** AD Apollonius of Tyana the Greek/Roman philosopher and mathematician died.