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25 (number)

25 (twenty-five) is the natural number following 24 and preceding 26.

In mathematics

25 is a square
It is a square number, being 5
= 5 5. It is the smallest square that is also a sum of two (non-
zero) squares: 25 = 3
+ 4
. Hence it often appears in illustrations of the Pythagorean theorem.
25 is a centered octagonal number, a centered square number, and an automorphic number.
25 percent(%) is equal to 1/4.
25 has an aliquot sum of 6 and number 6 is the first (or smallest) number to have an aliquot
sequence that does not culminate in 0 through a prime. Twenty-five is the aliquot sum of three
integers; 95, 119, and 143. Twenty-five is the second composite member of the 6-aliquot tree.
It is the smallest base 10 Friedman number as it can be expressed by its own numbers: 5
It is also a Cullen number. 25 is the smallest pseudoprime satisfying the congruence 7
= 7 mod
25 is the smallest aspiring number a composite non-sociable number whose aliquot sequence
does not terminate.
According to the Shapiro inequality, 25 is the least odd integer n such that there exist
such that

where .
Within base 10 one can readily test for divisibility by 25 by seeing if the last two digits of the
number match 25, 50, 75 or 00.
25 and 49 are the only perfect squares in the following list:
13, 25, 37, 49, 511, 613, 715, 817, 919, 1021, 1123, 1225, 1327, 1429, etc.
The formula in this list can be described as where n clearly depends on
the number of digits in Z and in 2Z+1.
In base 30, 25 is a 1-automorphic number (displayed as the numeral 'P' or 'R' dependent on the
chosen digit set), and in base 10 a 2-automorphic number.
In science
The atomic number of manganese
In religion
In Ezekiel's vision of a new temple: The number twenty-five is of cardinal importance
in Ezekiel's Temple Vision (in the Bible, Ezekiel chapters 40-48).
In The Book of Revelation's New International Version (1984)
In Islam, there are twenty-five prophets mentioned in the Quran.
"Surrounding the throne were twenty-four other thrones, and seated on them were twenty-four
elders. They were dressed in white and had crowns of gold on their heads."
Which means that
there were 25 thrones.
In sports
The size of the full roster on a Major League Baseball team for most of the season, except
for regular-season games on or after September 1, when teams may expand their roster to
no more than 40 players.
In baseball, the number 25 is typically reserved for the best slugger on the team.
Examples include Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds, and Mark Teixeira.
The number of points needed to win a set in volleyball under rally scoring rules (except
for the fifth set), so long as the losing team's score is two less than the winning team's
score (i.e., if the winning team scores 25 points, the losing team can have no more than
23 points)
In U.S. college football, schools that are members of NCAA Division I FBS are allowed
to provide athletic scholarships to a maximum of 25 new football players (i.e., players
who were not previously receiving scholarships) each season.
In other fields

Twenty five is:
The part of the name of LSD-25 molecule
The number of years of marriage marked in a silver wedding anniversary.
The minimum age of candidates for election to the United States House of
Representatives. "Under 25" provides a common cut-off point for designating youth.
The number of cents in a quarter.
The usual TCP port for SMTP.
The designation of United States Interstate 25, a freeway that runs from New Mexico to
The designation of the M25 London Orbital motorway
Municipal Okrug 25, until March 2010, name of Knyazhevo Municipal Okrug in
Kirovsky District of Saint Petersburg, Russia
The (critical) number of Florida electoral votes for the 2000 U.S. presidential election
The name of the national board game of India (Pachisi Hindi for 25)
"25", a song by Veruca Salt from their 1994 album American Thighs
"25th Floor", a song by Patti Smith Group from their 1978 album Easter
"twentyfive", design studio in the Czech Republic
Twenty Five is the name of a 2006 George Michael compilation celebrating 25 years in
the music business (19812006)
The total number of playable characters in Mario Kart Wii and Super Smash Bros. Melee.
"25 boy" (read as "two-five boy"), in Cantonese Chinese, is a slang term meaning
"traitor" as used in the Chinese movie Over the Edge.
The per-second frame rate of the PAL video standard
The number of the French department Doubs
25 random things about me, an Internet meme utilizing Facebook's Notes feature
Slang names