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Question: What makes the number “8,549,176,320” unique?

Don’t worry, there’s no math involved in this question.
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Hmmn, I'll have to get out my A to Z's book to check. :grin:
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It is unique because every other whole number is either bigger than it or smaller than it. It is the only number that is an exception to this fact.
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I thought that it was the number of reasons not to live in Australia.
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Rudi's spoiler was much more subtle than mine. So I'll leave his as the right answer.

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Because only a few of us will look :grin:
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I think I go with Alan's answer, combined with the fact that each digit appears only once.
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I'm not quite sure I follow Alan's answer but not quite the one.
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Answer: It contains every number from zero through nine in alphabetical order.
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Rudi provided the correct clue.
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HansV wrote:Rudi provided the correct clue.
Yes indeed.
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Hmmn, I'll have to get out my A to Z's book to check. :grin:
Sorry Rudi. I missed out on that one all together.
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Not a worry!
I'm just glad I got an "A" for my answer. :grin:
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Alternatively it spells OTTFFSSENZ if all numbers are put in order
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Golly, Jezza - did that take 20 months' cogitation?!
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John Gray wrote:
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Golly, Jezza - did that take 20 months' cogitation?!
I am in no rush these days John :smile:
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