# Sociable Chain/Examples

## Examples of Sociable Chain

### Sociable Chain starting at $12 \, 496$

The sociable chain whose smallest element is $12 \, 496$ is of order $5$.

It goes:

$12 \, 496 \to 14 \, 288 \to 15 \, 472 \to 14 \, 536 \to 14 \, 264 \to 12 \, 496$

### Sociable Chain starting at $14 \, 316$

The longest known sociable chain, at time of writing ($9$th March $2017$), is of order $28$.

Its smallest element is $14 \, 316$.