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  27 (number) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In base 10, it is a Smith number and a Harshad number.
The Saros number of the solar eclipse series which began on -1993 March 9 and ended on -713 April 16.
Further, the Saros number of the lunar eclipse series which began on -1944 July 17 and ended on -411 January 23.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/27_(number)   (803 words)

 Prime Curios!: 27   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The smallest 2-digit number in which the sum of digits is equal to the sum of prime factors (27 = 3 x 3 x 3 and 3 + 3 + 3 = 9).
Vaughan (1977) showed that all integers are the sum of at most 27 prime numbers.
The smallest number that is both a Smith number and a SPRP for a base less than one hundred.
primes.utm.edu /curios/page.php/27.html   (128 words)

 Notes to Poem: Meditations on 27: The Stone Man is Crying
This poem was begun at midnight on February 28, 2004 and when I finished the 27 stanzas of triplets on three sheets of lined yellow sheets, it was 8:30 am.
For the context of sources for the lines in this poem, consult On the Number 27 to see how this poem was constructed.
In Canto 27 of Paradiso, Beatrice's smile fires up Dante to enter the Primum Mobile, beyond the Fixed Stars, so he is at last free from fear of fire.
www.wisdomportal.com /Numbers/Notes-MeditationsOn27.html   (1790 words)

 The Number 27
The Number 27 is the first element of the Holographic Generating Set (A = 27, B = 37, C = 73).
It is cognate with Hagid = 22 (The Number of Revelation).
It is integrated with the number of Books in the New Testament which - following the structure of the Wheel - divide as 5 + 22, the two numbers of revelation.
www.biblewheel.com /GR/GR_27.asp   (272 words)

 Laboratory Primate Newsletter Volume 27 Number 2
Crickets are deficient in a number of essential vitamins and trace minerals and it was therefore necessary to devise a method of supplementing the tarsiers' diet with these vital components.
Allegedly, it underreported the number of animals on which surgical procedures were performed, stated that there was a program of veterinary care for all of its animals and certified that the type and amount of anesthetics and other drugs used on research animals were appropriate to relieve pain and distress.
But small differences between the sexes and equal numbers of each sex are found in other African fossils as old as two or three million years, and in some Asian fossils eight million years old.
www.brown.edu /Research/Primate/lpn27-2.html   (16814 words)

 LFSRs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The number of values that an LFSR cycles through before repeating is its period.
This is because 2n bits is equivalent to two consecutive numbers from the pattern.
If the polynomial and one number is known, then the next number can be derived, and if a number and the next number is known, then the polynomial can be derived.
www.cryogenius.com /software/lfsr   (484 words)

 EDUCAUSE Quarterly | Volume 27 Number 1 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The percentages given are based on the total number of faculty responding to each item rather than to the total sample of 56 (see Table 5).
A relatively small number, however, remain skeptical of the value of Web enhancements and uncommitted to use of the Web in their teaching.
A significant number of faculty in this study felt that adding the Web improved preparation for class, for themselves as well as for their students, and that this increased preparation contributed to greater student engagement and active learning in the classroom.
www.educause.edu /pub/eq/eqm04/eqm0414.asp   (5993 words)

 Debbie Gibson - Music Downloads - Online
Although she was still a teenager, Gibson showed signs of being a talented pop craftsman, capable of making catchy dance-pop in the style of Madonna, as well as lush, orchestrated ballads.
It was followed in the fall by the dance-oriented "Shake Your Love," which also peaked at number four; the single also became a hit in Britain, reaching number seven.
The title track became a number-three hit that spring and it was followed by her first number one single, "Foolish Beat," making her the youngest artist ever to write, perform, and produce a number one single.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/008/Debbie-Gibson/1010990.html   (584 words)

 Laboratory Primate Newsletter Volume 27 Number 3
Obviously, this conclusion is tentative due to the small number of animals studied and the fact that all data came from one indoor colony of animals.
Since both group size and reproductive rates can be shown to be positively correlated with type of forest, it is concluded that this relationship reflects the fact that local population densities reach their ceiling more rapidly in small forest blocks because the animals' access to alternative territories is limited.
The number of males in a colobus group is shown to be a function of the number of females in it.
www.brown.edu /Research/Primate/lpn27-3.html   (14258 words)

 ALAN Volume 27, Number 3
These teachers spoke about the expense of accumulating a number of audio-books for their classroom or department libraries and explored local funding sources that could be tapped to help solve this problem.
One way to help students distinguish their stories' reading is to utilize the response journal in a different way than it is routinely used by students to keep track of their workshop reading.
In these teachers' classes, the students record their reading: number of pages read each day, write brief initial responses and questions, and make comparisons with other books they have read or experiences in their own lives.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /ejournals/ALAN/spring00/kaiser.html   (3983 words)

 On the Number 27
27 is the smallest integer which is the sum of three squares in two different ways.
Number of cubies in a Rubik's cube = 27 (center cube is invisible)
Verse 27 of Rubáiyát, of Omar Khayyam (1048-1122):
www.wisdomportal.com /Numbers/27.html   (8088 words)

 Aviation Archaeology- Part Number Prefix By Aircraft Type
When prefix numbers are followed by a dash (52-) the part number has a dash in it.
When prefix numbers are followed by a plus (71+) the part number is continuous.
For North American aircraft the prefix number represents the North American model number.
www.aviationarchaeology.com /src/partaircraft.htm   (262 words)

 The Number 27   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
27 is the largest number that is the sum of the digits of its cube.
The Hebrew alphabet has a total of 27 letters: 22 letters plus the 5 finals (kaph, mem, nun, phe and tzade) those having a form and a different numerical value when they are at the end of a word.
The 27 permutations of yin, yang and tao over 3 places.
www.virtuescience.com /27.html   (204 words)

 Maths page for Howard
Find the set of 3 digit numbers such that the 3 digits at the end of square of that number are the original number.
Prove that all even perfect numbers are of the form (2^n)x(2^(n+1)-1), where 2^(n+1)-1 is a prime number.Also note that for the last condition to hold, (n+1) itself must be a prime.
Prove that the number of numbers less than n which are relatively prime to n is never n/4.
www.maths.tcd.ie /~hthom/hthom.html   (2119 words)

 CRSQ Abstracts, Volume 27, Number 4
This article presents some of the obstacles encountered when natural selection, acting on chance mutations, attempts to account for the origin of the organs of vision in the almost limitless number of creatures throughout nature today.
A number of examples are given to show that there is no definition of the term "species" applicable to resolve questionable cases.
Taxonomists disagree among themselves and change their minds as to what is a species and how many there are in various genera.
www.creationresearch.org /crsq/abstracts/sum27_4.html   (709 words)

 wjz.com - 'Jackass Number Two'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Much as you'd suspect, there is no narrative to speak of -- only vignette after vignette of Johnny Knoxville and his band of dirty pranksters up to their usual tricks of self-inflicted stunts and dares.
Still, "Jackass Number Two" might have more in common with film history than it would appear.
"Jackass Number Two," a Paramount Pictures release, is rated R for extremely crude and dangerous stunts throughout, sexual content, nudity and language.
www.wjz.com /moviereviews/movies_story_266004246.html   (521 words)

 The Work of Jonathan Harris
There are an infinite number of ways to slice the data, and each resulting slice then becomes its own thread, which can be browsed independently, tile by tile, like a filmstrip.
Its structure, derived from the Fibonacci Sequence and closely related to the Golden Ratio, is one of nature's most elegant.
The Fibonacci Sequence is the set of numbers where each number is the sum of the previous two numbers.
www.number27.org   (3371 words)

The number of images produced is random, so there is always a chance of producing fewer images than the maximum.
The maximum number of images is higher for mages than for clerics.
When the caster is attacked, the attacker has the same chance of hitting the target as of hitting one of the images.
www.medievia.com /help/SPELL_PHANTASMALIMAGE.html   (167 words)

 We've Got It All On UHF
Years have been devoted to trying the answer to this age-old question, but perhaps the best answer can be found in these mysterious words that Al once uttered, "Twenty-seven is a funny number." For more information, see The Full 27 Story.
The number in parenthesis following a name is the number of entries credited on the list.
And, of course, thanks to "Weird Al" Yankovic for making 27 the number it is today, which is still 27.
weirdal.0catch.com /txt/27.list.html   (702 words)

 Body Mass Index - Health Encyclopedia - nbc4.tv | KNBC
Elderly:In the elderly it is often better to have a BMI between 25 and 27, rather than under 25.
Children:While an alarming number of children are obese, do not use this BMI calculator for evaluating a child.
Talk to your child's doctor about what an appropriate weight is for his or her age.
www.nbc4.tv /encyclopedia/6865362/detail.html   (645 words)

 Numbers: number 27
If you add up all the numbers between 2 and 7, the total is 27.
There are 27 books in the New Testament of the Bible.
Three-dimensional noughts and crosses is played on a 3 x 3 x 3 grid giving 27 positions to place your nought or cross.
richardphillips.org.uk /number/Num27.htm   (157 words)

 Norfolk County Registry of Deeds
Unit deed plans, including the sizes of lettering and numbering appearing on submitted plans, must be legible; and photocopies made from floor plans will be rejected if they are not in compliance.
It was introduced in Australia in the 1850 's and is used in a number of countries and American states, including Massachusetts, where it was introduced in 1901.
Each document receives a sequential document number, and documents affecting a title certificate are referenced in an encumbrance list for that certificate.
www.norfolkdeeds.org /index.cfm?pid=10220   (450 words)

 Sudoku Players' Forums :: View topic - Largest number of empty groups?
Is this the maximum number of empty rows, columns and boxes for a valid puzzle?
I fooled around a bit and I believe that 4 is the maximal number of empty boxes that may lead to a unique solution.
(incidentally, this is similar to tso's 4 box-example, with the notable difference that box number 3 is empty as well).
www.sudoku.com /forums/viewtopic.php?t=1180   (1165 words)

 Sister Sledge - Music Downloads - Online
Sister Sledge's first national hit came in 1974, when "Love, Don't You Go Through No Changes on Me" reached number 31 on the R&B charts and the Philadelphians recorded their debut album, Circle of Love.
Their second album, Together, was released in 1977 and contained the number 61 R&B hit "Blockbuster Boy." It wasn't until 1979, when Chic leaders Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards produced We Are Family, that Sister Sledge really exploded commercially.
The title song was a number three R&B hit, and in 1982, Sister Sledge had a number 14 R&B hit with a cover of Mary Wells' "My Guy" that appeared on The Sisters.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/035/Sister-Sledge/1035065.html   (402 words)

 EDUCAUSE Quarterly | Volume 27 Number 4 2004
Complementary developments include the growing number of Web-based learning modules developed by commercial publishers and by educational institutions and cooperative communities.
Depending on the institution, a number of possible alternative (or concurrent) approaches could be considered initially.
Surveys suggest that most colleges and universities have a solid technology infrastructure, a growing number of faculty taking advantage of these resources, and students increasingly expecting that technology will have an integral role in their college education.
www.educause.edu /apps/eq/eqm04/eqm0444.asp   (6510 words)

 The CLAO Journal, Volume 27, Number 1: January 2001
Microbial growth on various media was enumerated and the number of colony forming units (cfu) per lens was calculated in categories of normal ocular microbiota (such as coagulase-negative staphylococci and Propionibacterium spp.) and known ocular pathogens (such as Staphylococcus aureus and gram-negative bacteria).
The growth in the contact lens market was made possible by a number of factors including an increase in the number of contact lens options for patients.
The number of refractive surgery procedures has also increased significantly over the last two years, even though the estimate of 1.5 million LASIK procedures for the year 2000 has probably not been met.
www.clao.org /claoj/cj271/cj271.htm   (3003 words)

 Cover Pages: XML Papers 1998
A number of associated standards and recommendations have grown up around XML, and many of these introduce their own forms of linking.
The thirst for a language to describe data is easily evidenced by the number of XML-based languages that have popped up since the W3C started work on XML two years ago.
Already there are a number of efforts to establish industry-specific DTDs that provide common vocabularies for data and document exchange: Rosetta.net, Ontology.org, and CommerceNet are all promoting targeted vocabularies in industries such as aerospace, electronics and health care.
xml.coverpages.org /xmlPapers1998.html   (16184 words)

 All About Blood Glucose Monitoring - Health Centers - WSBTV.com | WSB
The finger is pricked and a drop of blood is put on a special strip, which uses a chemical substance to determine the amount of glucose in the blood.
The meter then reads the strip and displays the results as a number on a digital display.
Newer monitors can use blood from other areas of the body besides the fingers, reducing discomfort.
www.wsbtv.com /encyclopedia/6864467/detail.html   (625 words)

 February 2001 Volume 27, Number 2 - AAE
Heat shock protein (HSP) 27 is a member of the small HSP family that plays a part in the regulation of epithelial cell growth and differentiation wound healing, apoptosis and cell protection against inflammatory cytotoxicity mediators.
Thus the expression of HSP27 was investigated immunohistochemically in periapical granulomas with epithelial rests of Malassez and in radicular cysts.
The number of fractures, deformed files, and instrumentation time were recorded for each tooth.
www.aae.org /joe/abstracts/abst0201.htm   (2058 words)

 cbs13.com - 'Lucky Number Slevin'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
(AP) Once you get past the annoying title that strains at cleverness and misses, "Lucky Number Slevin" proves to be an engaging crime romp, even though it aims so hard at wily misdirection you fear the actors may pull some muscles as they bob and weave.
Luckily for Slevin and the audience, the film presents a decent enough dose of action, suspense, twists and darkly humorous dialogue spouted from characters with some real moxie in their makeup.
"Lucky Number Slevin," a Weinstein Co. release, is rated R for strong violence, sexuality and language.
www.cbs13.com /moviereviews/movies_story_094010311.html   (607 words)

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