# The Number 37: Properties and Meanings

**37**is a Prime Number.

**37**is a Centered Hexagonal Number.

**37**is a Centered 12-gonal Number.

**37**is the least number of 5th powers needed to represent every possible integer.

**37**is the maximum number of 5th powers needed to sum to any number.

**37**can be Partitioned 21637 ways.

**37**can be Partitioned 19 times with each term no larger than 2.

**37**can be Partitioned 133 times with each term no larger than 3.

**37**can be Partitioned 511 times with each term no larger than 4.

**37**can be Partitioned 1342 times with each term no larger than 5.

**37**is the maximal number of regions into which 8 lines divide a plane.

The Chemical Element Rubidium has an atomic number of

**37**.

The Human hand is moved by

**37**skeletal muscles.

### The Year 37 AD

In the year**37**AD Tiberius died and the mad Caligula succeeded him.