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Facts about #53

Number 53!There are lots of numbers. Actually, there are infinite numbers, meaning there are more numbers than you can ever count to in your entire lifetime even if you dedicated your life and all of your children’s lives to counting numbers. Because of this, it’s easier to conceive of numbers in terms of how they can be manipulated.

I thought it would be great to learn some facts about the number of my namesake, 53! 53 is a prime number. That means it is only rationally divisible by itself and one. Cool! It’s also the record for most field goals in a playoff game by an NBA rookie, scored by legendary Wilt Chamberlain in 1960. For more about the number 53, check out its Wikipedia page!