What is 188 (number)?

188 (one hundred [and] eighty-eight) is the natural number following 187 and preceding 189.

In mathematics

There are 188 different four-element semigroups,1 and 188 ways a chess queen can move from one corner of a 4 × 4 board to the opposite corner by a path that always moves closer to its goal.2 The sides and diagonals of a regular dodecagon form 188 equilateral triangles.3

In other fields

The number 188 figures prominently in the film The Parallel Street (1962) by German experimental film director . The opening frame of the film is just an image of this number.4

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