ⓘ 107 (number)

                                     

ⓘ 107 (number)

107 is the 28th prime number. The next prime is 109, with which it comprises a twin prime, making 107 a Chen prime.

Plugged into the equation 2 p − 1 {\displaystyle 2^{p}-1}, 107 yields 162259276829213363391578010288127, a Mersenne prime. 107 is itself a safe prime.

                                     

1. In other fields

As "one hundred and seven", it is the smallest positive integer requiring six syllables in English without the "and" it only has five syllables and seventy-seven is a smaller 5-syllable number.

107 is also:

  • A common designation for the fair use exception in copyright law from 17 U.S.C. 107
  • The telephone of the police in Hungary.
  • The emergency telephone number in Argentina and Cape Town.
  • The atomic number of bohrium.
                                     

2. In sports

  • The 107% rule, a Formula One Sporting Regulation in operation from 1996 to 2002 and 2011 onwards
  • The number 107 is also associated with the Timbers Army supporters group of the Portland Timbers soccer team, in reference to the stadium seating section where the group originally congregated.