A Dozen Dozens

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  1. There are a dozen eggs in a carton.
  2. There are a dozen months in a year.
  3. There are a dozen hours in a day (or night).
  4. Jesus had 12 disciples.
  5. There are 12 jurors on a jury.
  6. There are a 12 inches in a foot.
  7. Imperial is superior to metric when representing 1/3 (which is a repeating number as a decimal).
  8. A dozen dozens is called a gross.
  9. A cube has 12 edges.
  10. A dozen is divisible by 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, & 12 (2 more than 10 is divisible by).
  11. The duodecimal system has 12 as a base number and probably originated in Mesopotamian.
  12. If you have a 12 year old next year you will have a teenager!



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