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What is a positive integer that is equal to the sum of its proper positive divisors (excluding the number itself) called?

Answer:

A PERFECT NUMBER

You might also think of a perfect number as a number that is half the sum of all of its positive divisors, including itself! This definition is at least 2300 years old as it appears in Euclid's "Elements".

Math Added May 25th, 2019 by EZ Profile Picture EZ

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