Looking for Mathematics in Hedy Lamarr by JoAnne Growney
All my six husbands married me for different reasons.
Perhaps Hedy Lamarr married so often because six
is a perfect number – the sum of all its proper
divisors, “proper” meaning “less than six,”
“divisor” meaning “a counting number
that divides and leaves
After a perfect number of husbands, there is no
remainder. Six is the smallest perfect
number, the next is twenty-eight.
is too many