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This page is about the number six. For the year, see 6



Cardinal  six  
Ordinal  6th (sixth) 

Numeral system  senary  
Factorization  2 · 3  
Divisors  1, 2, 3, 6  
Roman numeral  VI  
Roman numeral (unicode)  Ⅵ, ⅵ, ↅ  
Greek prefix  hexa/hex  
Latin prefix  sexa/sex  
Binary  110_{2}  
Ternary  20_{3}  
Quaternary  12_{4}  
Quinary  11_{5}  
Senary  10_{6}  
Octal  6_{8}  
Duodecimal  6_{12}  
Hexadecimal  6_{16}  
Vigesimal  6_{20}  
Base 36  6_{36}  
Greek  στ (or ΣΤ or ς)  
Arabic  ٦  
Persian  ۶  
Urdu  
Amharic  ፮  
Bengali  ৬  
Chinese numeral  六，陆  
Devanāgarī  ६  
Hebrew  ו (Vav)  
Khmer  ៦  
Thai  ๖  
Telugu  ౬  
Tamil  ௬ 
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.
Mathematics
In mathematics, the number six is an even number.