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The numbers
The numbers is one of Lost's biggest mysteries. This page talks about the numbers, and their appearances in Lost and in the real world.

In Lost:

Season 1:

The Lottery Ticket"Numbers"-
  • Hurley's winning lottery numbers were the numbers.
  • Danielle's notes had the numbers written on it 7 times.
  • Leonard repeated the numbers over and over in the mental hospital; he heard them from Sam Toomey while they were in the Navy.

"Exodus: Part 2"-
  • When Hurley's car broke down, the speedometer (kph) went down from 16 to 15 to 8 to 4, the odometer was at 42 km, and the temperature was 23C.
  • Hurley went by a soccer team with the numbers on their back.
  • The hatch of the Swan had the numbers on it.

Season 2:

"Man of Science, Man of Faith"-
  • The vial Desmond inject himself with had the numbers on it.

"Adrift"-

The Vial: CR4-81516-23 42"Maternity Leave"-
  • The vial Ethan injected Claire with had the numbers on it.

"Lockdown"-

Season 4:

"There's No Place Like Home: Part 1"-
  • The mileage on Hurley's Camaro reads the numbers.

In Real Life:
The numbers do appear in real life in any mathematical equation, but there are a few close ones.

  • In a lottery on 11/16/05 in Ireland, the numbers were 4 8 15 16 23 24.

  • In the first 200,000,000 digits of the infinite equation of pi, the number 4815162343 appears.
  • The numbers are all retired baseball jerseys for the Yankees.
  • The coordinates latitude 4.815, longitude 162.342 is in the trail of a plane flying from Sydney to L.A. (see google maps here).


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