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It's about the number of Keys on a Piano
In other words, the count of Keys on a Piano is 1 times 87.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
It's about four-fifths the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park
In other words, 87 is 0.8370 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 1.190 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
It's about one-and-one-fifth times the number of Submarines in the US Navy
In other words, the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 0.830 times 87.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
It's about three-fourths the number of Elements on the Periodic Table
In other words, 87 is 0.7370 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 1.360 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
From element number one, hydrogen, to element one-hundred eighteen, ununoctium, there are 118 confirmed elements on the Periodic Table. Ninety-four of the elements exist in nature, and the remaining twenty-four have only been synthesized in labs (not having occurred naturally in the time since scientists have begun researching them)
It's about two-thirds the number of Union Stations in the United States
In other words, 87 is 0.6440 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 1.550 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
It's about one-and-three-fifths times the number of Countries in Africa
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.630 times 87.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
It's about three-fifths the number of Moons in our Solar System
In other words, 87 is 0.5960 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 1.680 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)