142 (number)

142 (number)

142 is the natural number following 141 and preceding 143.

Cardinal one hundred [and] forty-two
Ordinal 142nd
(one hundred [and] forty-second)
Factorization 2 \cdot 71
Divisors 1, 2, 71, 142
Roman numeral CXLII
Binary 100011102
Octal 2168
Duodecimal BA12
Hexadecimal 8E16


In astrophysics

In business and accounting

In chemistry

In geography

In mathematics

There is no answer to the equation φ(x) = 142, making 142 a nontotient.

But there are 142 planar graphs with 6 unlabeled vertices.[1]

In media

In broadcasting

In literature and publications

In the military

In music

  • The song “142” by Crackout on their 2002 This Is Really Neat CD
  • Bob Booker and George Foster’s novelty song "The Ballad of Irving," from the comedy album When You're in Love the Whole World Is Jewish, tells the story of "The Hundred and Forty-second Fastest Gun in the West"

In sports

In timekeeping

In transportation

In other uses

  • Bus 142 (the "Magic Bus"), whose number is clearly visible on the bus that Christopher McCandless lived in until his death in Alaska, features prominently on the bus in the film made about his life called Into the Wild
  • John Mulder 142: Crazy Clown/Robot Art mulder142.com

See also


  1. ^ Erich Friedman, "What's Special About This Number": 142. Accessed 5 JAN 2008.

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