# 512 (number)

__: Natural number__

**Short description**
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Cardinal | five hundred twelve | |||

Ordinal | 512th (five hundred twelfth) | |||

Factorization | 2^{9} | |||

Greek numeral | ΦΙΒ´ | |||

Roman numeral | DXII | |||

Binary | 1000000000_{2} | |||

Ternary | 200222_{3} | |||

Quaternary | 20000_{4} | |||

Quinary | 4022_{5} | |||

Senary | 2212_{6} | |||

Octal | 1000_{8} | |||

Duodecimal | 368_{12} | |||

Hexadecimal | 200_{16} | |||

Vigesimal | 15C_{20} | |||

Base 36 | E8_{36} |

**512** (**five hundred [and] twelve**) is the natural number following 511 and preceding 513.

## In mathematics

512 is a power of two: 2^{9} (2 to the 9th power)^{[1]} and the cube of 8: 8^{3}.^{[2]}

It is the eleventh Leyland number.^{[3]}

It is also the third Dudeney number.^{[4]}

It is a self number in base 12.^{[5]}

It is the cube of the sum of its digits in base 10.^{[6]}

It is the number of directed graphs on 3 labeled nodes.^{[7]}

## In computing

512 bytes is a common disk sector size,^{[8]} and exactly a half of kibibyte.

Internet Relay Chat restricts the size of a message to 510 bytes, which fits to 512-bytes buffers when coupled with the message-separating CRLF sequence.^{[9]}

512 = 2·256 is the highest number of glyphs that the VGA character generator can use simultaneously.

## In music

Selena Quintanilla released a song titled El Chico del Apartamento 512 (the title referring to area code 512, which serves Austin, Texas^{[10]}), in 1995.^{[11]}

Lamb of God recorded a song titled "512" for their 2015 album *VII: Sturm und Drang*.^{[12]}

Mora and Jhay Cortez recorded a song titled "512" (The number 512 in this song refers to the Percocet 512 pill, a white, round pill whose active substances are acetaminophen and oxycodone hydrochloride) in February of 2021.

## References

- ↑ "A000079 - OEIS". https://oeis.org/A000079.
- ↑ "A001018 - OEIS". https://oeis.org/A001018.
- ↑ "Sloane's A076980 : Leyland numbers". OEIS Foundation. https://oeis.org/A076980.
- ↑ "A061209 - OEIS". https://oeis.org/A061209.
- ↑ "A003052 - OEIS". https://oeis.org/A003052.
- ↑ "A118880 - OEIS". https://oeis.org/A118880.
- ↑ Sloane, N. J. A., ed. "Sequence A002416". OEIS Foundation. https://oeis.org/A002416.
- ↑ "The Advent of Advanced Format | IDEMA". 2011. http://www.idema.org/?page_id=2369.
- ↑ RFC 1459, section 2.3
- ↑ "El Chico del Apartamento 512 Margarita: A Tasty Nod to the Queen of Tejano | The Bend Magazine" (in en). http://www.thebendmag.com/2019/04/11/194893/el-chico-del-apartamento-512-margarita-a-tasty-nod-to-the-queen-of-tejano.
- ↑ Galindo, Brian. "Ranking The 15 Greatest Selena Songs Ever" (in en). https://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/ranking-the-15-greatest-selena-songs-ever.
- ↑ Grow, Kory (2015-06-08). "Lamb of God on How Prison Inspired Raging New Song '512'" (in en-US). https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/lamb-of-god-on-how-prison-inspired-raging-new-song-512-33844/.

Original source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/512 (number).
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