Math Trivia brings the fun into math problems. TriviaQN has a range of math trivia for beginners and the elite. Math trivia can be a part of family game night and even help to brush up on your math skills.

## Challenge yourself with a Math Trivia Quiz!

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### Is 36 a perfect number?

Adding up the divisors of 36: 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 6 + 9 + 12 + 18 = 55

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### What is a positive integer that is equal to the sum of its proper positive divisors (excluding the number itself) called?

You might also think of a perfect number as a number that is half the sum of all of its positive divisors, including itself! This definition is at least 2300 years old as it appears in Euclid's "Elements".

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### What is the median Erdős number of Fields Medalists?

Of course, as time passes, the smallest Erdős number that can still be achieved will necessarily increase, as mathematicians with low Erdős numbers die and become unavailable for collaboration.

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### Which mathematician has an Erdős number of zero (0)?

As the Erdős number describes the "collaborative distance" in authorship of mathematical papers between mathematician Paul Erdős and another person it is only natural that Paul Erdős holds this position.

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### How many obvious/trivial factors does a natural number N have?

The positive +1 and +N and the negative -1 and -N.

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