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What is the significance of the number 33?

Asked by SpTaAiYd (65points) March 11th, 2009

Specifically, in masonic symbolism

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bluedoggiant's avatar

Umm its the biggest positive integer that cant be expressed as a sum of other triangular numbers.
its the 8th distinct biprime number

I can’t find any info about freemasons though, sorry

SpTaAiYd's avatar

Could you please elaborate on “triangular numbers”?

bluedoggiant's avatar

number of dots in an equilateral triangle evenly filled with dots

SpTaAiYd's avatar

That alone answers more than you think given the symbolic significance of the pyramid. Also tying into sacred geometry. Thanks

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bluedoggiant's avatar


Oh its no big deal. Math is my thing anyway, study ahead of everyone in my class :P

steve6's avatar

Jesus was 33 years old when he was crucified.

breedmitch's avatar

It’s on the back of a Rolling Rock bottle. hmmm…

aviona's avatar

My favorite number…twice!

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