56 (fifty-six) is a positive integer following 55 and preceding 57. Its ordinal form is written "fifty-sixth" or 56th.


In chess

It is also the number of possible bishop moves in 4×4 minichess.

In googology

  • In Greek-based number-naming systems, 56 is associated with prefix "hexapentaconta-", and with prefix "sexquinquaginti-" in Latin systems.
  • 56 is the last 2 digits of mega.
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