**1297 **is a prime number.

**1297 **is 10100010001 in base 2 (binary) and 1210001 in base 3. Its base 2 and base 3 representations end with its base 6 representation: 10001.

**1297** is the smallest four-digit prime that produces five other primes by changing only its first digit: 2297, 4297, 5297, 7297, and 8297.

**1297** is the smallest prime whose reversal (7921) is the square of a Fibonacci number: 7921 = 89

^{2}.

**1297 **has a representation as a sum of two squares:

**1297 **= 1

^{2} + 36

^{2}. It has the representation 6

^{4} + 1.

**1297 **is a divisor of 36

^{4} - 1.

**1297 **is the hypotenuse of a primitive Pythagorean triple:

**1297**^{2} = 72

^{2} + 1295

^{2}.

Cartoon character Bugs Bunny once correctly calculated

**1297 **times 142 in his head and said, "If there's one thing we 'wabbits' can do, it's multiply."

Source:

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