The Number 72: Properties and MeaningsPrime Factors of 72=2x2x2x3x3
72 can be Partitioned 37 times with each term no larger than 2.
72 can be Partitioned 469 times with each term no larger than 3.
72 is an Abundant Number.
72 is a 25-gonal Number.
The number of equivalent hyperspheres in 6 dimensions which can touch an equivalent hypersphere without any intersections=72.(Kissing Number) 72 is the maximum number of spheres that can touch another sphere in a lattice packing in 6 dimensions.
The Great Rhombicuboctahedron is an Archimedean Solid with 72 Edges.
The Chemical Element Hafnium has an atomic number of 72.
The 72 names of God in the Kabbalistic tradition.
There are 72 skulls on the necklace of Kali, Hindu Goddess of Destruction
In Egyptian mythology: The 72 Assassins of the dark god Set clamped the lid shut on the coffin in which Osiris was trapped- then murdered.