A friend (it was Sean) pointed this out to me today:
Consider the amazing number 2592. Why is it so amazing? Well, factor it. It’s even, so you can divide by 2 to get:
Oh, we can factor out another 2:
And another 2:
Finally, we’ve factored out all of the 2’s there are. and since we have:
Or, if we indicate the multiplication by writing the numbers next to each other:
See what I’m saying? Amazing! Can you find any other numbers that behave like this? I tried a little today to find any and wasn’t successful, but let me know if you find any.