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It's about the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
A Great White Shark has 48 exposed teeth on their upper and lower jaws. Behind these exposed teeth are developing teeth — up to 300 in about 5 rows. The sharks will continuously lose and replace the exposed teeth throughout their lives.
It's about nine-tenths the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, 50 is 0.93 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)
It's about one-and-four-fifths times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.56 times 50.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
There are 28 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with sixteen cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
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 2.08 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)