60 (sixty) is a positive integer following 59 and preceding 61. Its ordinal form is written "sixtieth" or 60th.


60 is:

  • An even composite number and the 4th Superior Highly Composite number (SHCN).
  • The smallest number with 12 divisors.
  • The number of seconds in a minute, and the number of minutes in an hour.
  • Five Dozen
  • In Czech language, 60 is called "kopa", meaning "three-score".
  • The smallest non-abelian simple group has order 60.
  • The sum of its unitary proper divisors. 1 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 12 + 15 + 20 = 60, which makes it a unitary perfect number.

In googology

  • In Greek-based number-naming systems, 60 is associated with prefix "hexaconta-", and with prefix "sexaginti-" in Latin systems.
  • Aarex Tiaokhiao coined the name sexagesimal-uoonol for this number.[1]
  • Nirvana Supermind coined the name zero-senol for this number, and is equal to Q<10,6> using quick array notation. [2]

In Culture


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.