132 (number)

Number|number = 132
cardinal = one hundred [and] thirty-two
ordinal = nd
ordinal text = one hundred [and] thirty-second
numeral =
factorization = $2^2 cdot 3 cdot 11$
prime =
divisor = 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 11, 12, 22, 33, 44, 66, 132
unicode =
greek prefix =
latin prefix =
misc =

132 is the natural number following 131 and preceding 133.

In mathematics

132 is the sixth Catalan number. It is a pronic number, the product of 11 and 12. As it has 12 divisors total, 132 is a refactorable number.

If you take the sum of all 2-digit numbers you can make from 132, you get 132: $12 + 13 + 21 + 23 + 31 + 32 = 132$. 132 is the smallest number with this property. [Wells, D. "The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers" London: Penguin Group. (1987): 138]

But there is no number that, when added up to its own digits, adds up to 132, making it a self number. However, 132 is a Harshad number, divisible by the sum of its base 10 digits, as well as a Zuckerman number, divisible by the product of its base 10 digits.

In the military

* 132 Battery (The Bengal Rocket Troop) Royal Artillery of the Royal Artillery
* AIM-132 Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile is a British infrared homing ("heat seeking") air-to-air missile in service in the Royal Air Force
* USS Propus (AK-132) was a United States Navy Crater-class cargo ship during World War II
* USNS Mission Santa Clara (T-AO-132) was a Mission Buenaventura-class fleet oilers during World War II
* USS Aaron Ward (DD-132) was a United States Navy Wickes-class destroyer
* USS Balduck (APD-132) was a United States Navy Crosley-class high-speed transport ship
* USS Barnwell (APA-132) was a United States Navy Haskell-class attack transport during World War II
* USS General J. R. Brooke (AP-132) was a United States Navy transport ship during World War II
* USS Macon (CA-132) was a United States Navy "Baltimore"-class cruiser during World War II
* USS Robert E. Peary (DE-132) was a United States Navy Edsall-class destroyer escort during World War II
* USS S-27 (SS-132) was a United States Navy S-class submarine
* Strike Fighter Squadron VFA-132 was a United States Navy Strike Fighter Squadron once based at Naval Air Station Cecil Field, Florida

In transportation

* The diesel locomotive DR Class 132 was introduced in 1973
* M-132 was the designation of a former Michigan state trunkline route
* Quebec Route 132 is the longest highway in Quebec
* London Buses route 132 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London
* The Fiat 132/Argenta was is a large family car
* The SEAT 132 was a four-door rear wheel drive notchback car produced between 1973 and 1982
* The BMW 132 was a nine-cylinder radial aircraft engine introduced in 1933
* STS-132 is a future Space Shuttle Discovery mission to the International Space Station, planned for no earlier than April 2010
* The 132 Bus Line, the most used line in Buenos Aires,Argentina

In sports

* MLB players who had 132 home runs in a career include:
**Dale Long
**Al Martin
**Norm Siebern
**Zack Wheat
* The 132nd Belmont Stakes was won by Commendable on June 10, 2000
* The 132nd Kentucky Derby was won by Barbaro on May 20, 2006

In other fields

132 is also:
* The year AD 132 or 132 BC
* 132 AH is a year in the Islamic calendar that corresponds to 749 &ndash; 750 CE
* When counting in binary with fingers, expressing 132 as 0010000100 results in the isolation of the middle fingers of each hand, a gesture generally considered rude. The corresponding one-handed gesture is the representation of 4.
* OGLE-TR-132 is a magnitude 15.72 star in the star fields of the constellation Carina
* 132 Aethra is a M-type main belt asteroid
* Uruguay ranks #132 in world population
* Sonnet 132 by William Shakespeare
* The TV series Martin ran on FOX from 1992 to 1997 with 132 episodes
* The TV series Third Watch ran on NBC from 1999 to 2005 with 132 episodes
* Channel 132 on Sirius Satellite Radio is the 132
* Channel 132 on XM Radio is C-SPAN Radio
* 132 is the fire emergency telephone number in Chile
* 132 Street is a thoroughfare in Harlem, New York City
* The 132nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was won by Ch. K-Run's Park Me In First, a Beagle on February 12, 2008

See also

* List of highways numbered 132
* United Nations Security Council Resolution 132
* House at 132 Baltic Circle

References

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