What Are Some Interesting Facts About the Number Three?

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Three is the atomic number of lithium. The Christian religion depicts God as eternally existent in three persons. In American and Canadian football, a field goal is worth three points. The universe is perceived to have three spatial dimensions. “The Three Musketeers” is the title of a classic novel by Alexandre Dumas.

The field goal is a scoring method used in American and Canadian football. A field goal is scored when the team in possession of the ball place kicks, or drop kicks, the ball through the goal during a play from scrimmage. Drop-kicked field goals were common in the early days of football but have mostly been replaced by their place-kicked variation. In most leagues, a successful field goal awards three points. The field goal is distinct from the fair catch kick, which also awards 3 points for kicking the ball through the goal, and the extra point, which awards one point. The field goal is usually only attempted in specific situations, since it is worth less points than a touchdown.

Lithium is a chemical element with the symbol “Li” and the atomic number 3. It is a soft, silver-white metal belonging to the alkali metal group of chemical elements. Under standard conditions for temperature and pressure, it is the lightest metal and the least dense solid element.