Forty-fourFor the year A.D. 44, see 44.
Forty-four (44, XLIV) is the natural number following forty-three and preceeding forty-five. Its divisors are 1, 2, 4, 11, 22, and 44; its factorisation is
- The atomic number of ruthenium.
- The code for international direct dial phone calls to the United Kingdom.
- The designation of Interstate 44, a freeway that runs from Texas to Missouri.
- A poker game in which each player is dealt four cards down, and four cards are dealt face down on the table in a row. The first three cards on the table are "community" cards and may be used in any player's hand. The fourth card and any card matching it in rank is wild, and can also be used in a hand (each player is guaranteed one wild card). For each of four rounds, one "community" card is flipped up and a round of betting occurs. After the last round, the winner is the person with the highest poker hand.