1987 (number)
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Cardinal  one thousand nine hundred eightyseven  
Ordinal  1987th (one thousand nine hundred and eightyseventh) 

Factorization  1987  
Prime  yes  
Roman numeral  MCMLXXXVII  
Binary  11111000011_{2}  
Ternary  2201121_{3}  
Quaternary  133003_{4}  
Quinary  30422_{5}  
Senary  13111_{6}  
Octal  3703_{8}  
Duodecimal  1197_{12}  
Hexadecimal  7C3_{16}  
Vigesimal  4J7_{20}  
Base 36  1J7_{36} 
1987 is the natural number following 1986 and preceding 1988.
In mathematics
1987 is an odd number and the 300th prime number. It starts the sexy prime triplet (1987, 1993, 1999). Being of the form 4n + 3, it is a Gaussian prime. It is a lucky number and therefore also a lucky prime. 1987 is a prime factor of the 9th number in Sylvester's sequence, and is the 15th prime to divide any number in the sequence.
There are 1987 polyiamonds with 12 cells that tile the plane isohedrally.^{[1]}
In other fields
 UN 1987 is the UN number for the hazardous substance "Alcohols, n.o.s." (n.o.s. stands for not otherwise specified).^{[2]}
 There are 1987 ways to place 4 nonattacking chess kings on a 5 × 5 board.^{[3]}
References
 ↑ (sequence A075223 in OEIS).
 ↑ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, "Chemical data sheet for: ALCOHOLS, N.O.S.".
 ↑ (sequence A061997 in OEIS).
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