72 (seventy-two) is a positive integer following 71 and preceding 73. Its ordinal form is written "seventy-second" or 72nd.


72 is an even composite number.

In googology

In Greek-based number-naming systems, 72 is associated with prefix "duheptaconta-", and with prefix "duoseptuaginti-" in Latin systems.

In shogi

It is also the number of possible pawn moves (by a given player) in shogi.

In TV broadcasting

In the Americas, the mid gap in the Band I starts at 72 MHz.


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