# 97 (number)

Short description: Natural number
 ← 96 97 98 →
Cardinalninety-seven
Ordinal97th
(ninety-seventh)
Factorizationprime
Prime25th
Divisors1, 97
Greek numeralϞΖ´
Roman numeralXCVII
Binary11000012
Ternary101213
Quaternary12014
Quinary3425
Senary2416
Octal1418
Duodecimal8112
Vigesimal4H20
Base 362P36

97 (ninety-seven) is the natural number following 96 and preceding 98. It is a prime number and the only prime in the nineties.

## In mathematics

97 is:

• the 25th prime number (the largest two-digit prime number in base 10), following 89 and preceding 101.
• a Proth prime and a Pierpont prime as it is 3 × 25 + 1.[1]
• the eleventh member of the Mian–Chowla sequence.[2]
• a self number in base 10, since there is no integer that added to its own digits, adds up to 97.[3]
• the smallest odd prime that is not a cluster prime.[4]
• the highest two-digit number where the sum of its digits is a square.
• the number of primes <= 29.[5]
• The numbers 97, 907, 9007, 90007 and 900007 are all primes, and they are all happy primes. However, 9000007 (read as nine million seven) is composite and has the factorisation 277 × 32491.
• an emirp
• an isolated prime, since 95 and 99 aren't prime.

Ninety-seven is:

## In other fields

Ninety-seven is:

• The 97th United States Congress met during the Ronald Reagan administration, from January 1981 to January 1983
• The 10-97 police code means "arrived on the scene"
• STS-97 Space Shuttle Endeavour mission launched November 30, 2000
• The 97th Infantry Division was a unit of the United States Army in World War I and World War II
• Madden NFL 97 was the first John Madden NFL American football game to be created in the 32-bit gaming era
• Radio stations broadcasting on frequencies near 97, such as Hot 97, New York City and 97X, Tampa, Florida
• The decimal unicode number representing the Latin lowercase "a"[6]

## In music

• A song "Baby Boy / Saturday Night '97" by Whigfield
• The number of the Southern Railway train in the Wreck of the Old 97, a ballad recorded by numerous artists, including Flatt and Scruggs, Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash, Nine Pound Hammer, and Hank Snow.
• The Old 97's are an alt-country band, which took their name from the song "The Wreck of the Old '97".
• A song by Alkaline Trio off their self-titled album
• The Marching 97, marching band of Lehigh University.
• District 97, a progressive rock band from the Chicago area (named after the elementary school District 97 in Oak Park, Illinois).