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TEN Facts about the number 10

1. Nik’s lucky number is 10.

2. The Roman numeral for 10 is X, which looks like two V’s (the Roman numeral for five) put together.

3. The atomic number of Neon is 10

4. If you have 10 fingers you are decadactylous and if you have 10 teeth you are decemdentate.

5. In the Bible, the number 10 is used 242 times.

6. There are 10 vowels in the Korean alphabet.

7. The traditional 10th anniversary gift is tin, while the modern gift for a 10th anniversary is diamonds – definite proof of inflation.

8. Pythagoras considered 10 to be the most sacred number.

9. In Roman times, punishment for cowardice or mutiny was applied by killing one in 10 men in a cohort.

10. 10%of the world is left-handed.

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