# Top 10 Reasons Why 12 Is a Great Number

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### The Top Ten

1 There are 12 numbers on a clock

Why 12? why not 17?

I got a question. Do you think numbers are big deal? - Delgia2k

2 There are currently 7 usernames on TheTopTens with the no.12 - Me, Pegasister12, Jetticus12, 12, Jimmy12lee, Htoutlaws2012, Lexiebutter12

There are actually many users other than this with 12 - Micoytancinco12, 123, 1234 and 12345 - Animefan12

Damn, I forgot 123samia! So I guess that makes it 8. - Animefan12

3 There are 12 months in a year

And yet, in the 5th month, I was born. Making 5 superior. - keycha1n

4 It has contributed to the number system
5 I was 12 years old when I made this list
6 For Jet Airways flights within India, If there are any passengers below the age of 12, Web-Check-In is not allowed
7 50 years ago, each TV in India had 12 channels
8 The number 12 is in the 6th position on the list "Greatest numbers"
9 12 April is usually when Tamil New Year occurs
10 It is made by joining the 1st two natural numbers

### The Contenders

11 Smallest number with a perfect number of divisors
12 Smallest composite number of square prime form

That particular prime squared gives four. 5 is neither a square nor a composite number! - PositronWildhawk

13 12 is superfactorial

It's called a highly composite number

14 Force 12 is the maximum speed of a hurricane
15 The former UK currency comprised 12 pennies in a shilling
16 12 men have walked on the moon
17 Rajnikanth was born on 12th December

Heard that? 3,4,5! Now, fall on the knees of 12! - Animefan12

18 Both 3 and 4 are factors of 12

6 is a factor as well. 6 times 2 is 12

19 12 is greater than 3, 4 and 5
20 12 is the atomic number of magnesium which is better than lithium, beryllium and boron
21 12 when read backwards gives 21 which is also known as 9+10
22 12 January 2015 is a Sunday

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#### Top Remixes

1. 12 is superfactorial
2. 12 men have walked on the moon
3. Both 3 and 4 are factors of 12
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1. There are 12 numbers on a clock
2. There are currently 7 usernames on TheTopTens with the no.12 - Me, Pegasister12, Jetticus12, 12, Jimmy12lee, Htoutlaws2012, Lexiebutter12
3. There are 12 months in a year
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