The Curious Case Of The Interesting Number Paradox

What is your favourite number?

Hemanth
Street Science

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The Interesting Number Paradox — A cartoon featuring a happy 5 and a sad 8. On the right of these numbers, the text “What is your favourite number?” stands.
What is your favourite number? — Illustrative art created by the author

Every single person I know well in my life has a favourite number. I have always found this topic intriguing. My personal favourite is the number 5. If you asked me why it had to be 5 though, my answer would be irrational (pun intended).

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