They may have their negatives and their positives, but one thing's for sure, you can always count on numbers! One plus: there's more than enough digits for everyone to share. Like all of them. The concept of numbers is infinite. Even if you count backwards into decimals or even negative figures. The cycle doesn't end, even at 0. More or less, there is always the potential for more even if the starting point is beyond the concept of “nothing.” 

But numbers should unite us, not divide. Everything comes in 3s. Hi-fives. 10 out of 10. 12 days of Christmas. Lordy, lordy, look who's 40. 50 nifty United States from 13 original colonies. True, blue 100%. Hell, we all give it 110%!

Numbers can grow so big and make you feel very small, very finite, and very insignificant, but please know that you are one in a million.

Here's 13 fun facts about figures to multiply your knowledge.

NUMBER FACTS CRACKED.COM THE OPPOSITE OF INFINITY ISN'T ZERO, IT'S INFINITESIMAL. 81 H INFINITY IS THE NUMBER LARGER THAN ALL OTHER NUMBERS. INFINITESIMAL IS THE NUMBER SMALLER THAN ALL OTHERS, BUT STILL LARGER THAN ZERO.

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NUMBER FACTS CRACKED.COM IN SOME WAYS, THE NUMBERS WE USE TO COUNT WITH ARE UNUSUAL. 3.141592653589793238462643383279502 88419716939937510582097494459230781 64062862089986280348253421170679821 48086513282306647093844609550582231 72535940812848111745028410270193852 ALMOST ALL NUMBERS ARE ACTUALLY TRANSCENDENTAL, MEANING THERE'S A DECIMAL FOLLOWED BY AN INFINITE STRING OF SEEMINGLY RANDOM DIGITS, LIKE PI.

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NUMBER FACTS CRACKED.COM™ ROMAN NUMERALS REPRESENT THE NUMBERS 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500 AND 1000. IVXLCD M 1 5 10 50 100 500 1000 ROMANS USED AN S TO SHOW ONE HALF, AND DOTS TO INDICATE TWELFTHS. MDCLXVIS. = 1666 AND 7/12

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NUMBER FACTS CRACKED.COM 0.9999... EQUALS 1 0.999999999999 999999 9999999999999 999999 9999999999999 999999 999999999999 999999 9999999999999 999999 999999999999 99999 999999999 99 ONE THIRD = 0.33333... TWO THIRDS = 0.66666... THREE THIRDS = 0.99999...

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