Science Trivia and Answers

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

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Answer: 4 trivial factors.
The positive +1 and +N and the negative -1 and -N.


Which mathematician published more total pages of mathematics during his lifetime than any other mathematician in history?

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Answer: Leonhard Euler.
Swiss-born Euler is held to be one of the greatest mathematicians in history. He made pioneering contributions to several branches of mathematics and introduced much of the modern mathematical terminology and notation.


At what wind speed does a Tropical storm turn into a Hurricane?

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Answer: 74 MPH
There are four different levels of hurricanes. A level 2 hurricane being the tamest, and a level 5 being the worst.


Which mathematician published more papers during his lifetime that any other mathematician in history?

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Answer: Paul Erdős
Erdős published at least 1,525 mathematical papers during his lifetime. He engaged more than 500 collaborators and devoted most of his time to mathematics up until his death in 1996 at the age of 83 years old.

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