# 53

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## Contents

## Summary

### Factorization

The number 53 is a prime number.

### Properties and families

Property or family | Parameter values | First few numbers | Proof of satisfaction/membership/containment |
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prime number | 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 53, 59, 61, 67, 71, 73, 79, 83, 89, 97, [SHOW MORE]View list on OEIS |
A natural number is prime if and only if is not divisible by any prime less than or equal to . In this case, since is between 7 and 8, verifying primality requires checking that 53 is not divisible by any prime up to 7, i.e., it is not divisible by 2, 3, 5, or 7. | |

regular prime | 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 41, 43, 47, 53, 61, [SHOW MORE]View list on OEIS |

## Waring representations

### Sums of squares

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Item | Value |
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unique (up to plus/minus and ordering) representation as sum of two squares | . Note that existence and uniqueness both follow from it being a prime that is 1 mod 4. This also corresponds to the factorization in the ring of Gaussian integers . |

representations as sum of three squares (up to ordering and plus/minus equivalence) | |

## Prime-generating polynomials

Below are some polynomials that give prime numbers for small input values, which give the value 53 for suitable input choice.

Polynomial | Degree | Some values for which it generates primes | Input value at which it generates 53 |
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2 | all numbers 1-10, because 11 is one of the lucky numbers of Euler. | 7 | |

2 | all numbers 1-40, because 41 is one of the lucky numbers of Euler. | 4 |