This number is a composite.
Besides being the Fahrenheit boiling point of water at sea level, 212 produces a prime of the form k^10+k^9+...+k^2+k+1, when k=212. [Patterson]
The smallest even three-digit integer, abc, such that (abc)/(a*b*c) is also prime. [Patterson]
The boiling point of water in degrees Fahrenheit is the average of emirps 113 and 311. [Green]
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