# Definition:Simplicial Polytopic Number

## Definition

The **simplicial polytopic numbers** are those denumerating a collection of objects which can be arranged in the form of a simplex.

## Also known as

Some sources have this as a **polytopic number**, but this word has too broad an interpretation.

## Sources

- 1986: David Wells:
*Curious and Interesting Numbers*... (previous) ... (next): $35$ - 1997: David Wells:
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- Weisstein, Eric W. "Figurate Number." From
*MathWorld*--A Wolfram Web Resource. http://mathworld.wolfram.com/FigurateNumber.html