Since Nov 7, 2001
47 is an interesting number in it's on right. You can generate a sequence of primes by starting with 2, then multiplying each number by 2 and adding 1. 47 is the last prime in this sequence before you produce a composite number
Here's the sequence:
The next number is 95, which is a composite. (The proof of which is left as an exercise).
Another wrote to me in FReepmail:
I thought it might be referencing Black 47 the worst year of the Famine. Actually, the worst year of the genocide!
FourtySeven remains an enigma! Well maybe not so much...
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