6 (number) facts for kids
Quick facts for kids
|Factorization||2 × 3|
|Divisors||1, 2, 3, 6|
|Roman numeral (unicode)||Ⅵ, ⅵ, ↅ|
|Greek prefix||hexa- / hex-|
|Greek||στ (or ΣΤ or ς)|
The number six is a natural number that comes after the number five and before the number seven. Six is also the first perfect number which means that the sum of its factors (1, 2 and 3) are equal to the number itself (6). The next perfect number is 28. In Roman numerals, it is VI.
Images for kids
A cube has six faces.
The first appearance of 6 is in the Edicts of Ashoka circa 250 BCE. These are Brahmi numerals, ancestors of Hindu-Arabic numerals.
The cells of a beehive are six-sided.
In Spanish: Seis para niños
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