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It's about the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about nine-tenths the number of Countries in Africa
In other words, 50 is 0.89 times the count of Countries in Africa, and the count of Countries in Africa is 1.1 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
It's about seven-tenths the number of Submarines in the US Navy
In other words, 50 is 0.69 times the count of Submarines in the US Navy, and the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 1.4 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
It's about three-fifths the number of Keys on a Piano
In other words, 50 is 0.57 times the count of Keys on a Piano, and the count of Keys on a Piano is 1.8 times that amount.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
Most modern keyboards have 88 keys, comprising seven octaves and an additional major third. A full-size, acoustic piano may have as many as 12,000 separate parts.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times the number of Countries in the European Union
In other words, 50 is 1.9 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.53 times that amount.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about half the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park
In other words, 50 is 0.481 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 2.1 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
It's about two-fifths the number of Elements on the Periodic Table
In other words, 50 is 0.424 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 2.36 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)