512

512 is an even composite number. It is composed of a single prime number multiplied by itself eight times.

512 is an even composite number. It is composed of one distinct prime number multiplied by itself eight times. It has a total of ten divisors.

Prime factorization of 512:

29

(2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 512 from the Numbermatics database.

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Names of 512

  • Cardinal: 512 can be written as Five hundred twelve.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 5.12 × 102

Factors of 512

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 9
  • Sum of prime factors: 2

Divisors of 512

  • Number of divisors d(n): 10
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1023
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 511
  • 512 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (511) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 1

Bases of 512

  • Binary: 1000000000 2
  • Hexadecimal: 0x200

Squares and roots of 512

  • 512 squared (5122) is 262144
  • 512 cubed (5123) is 134217728
  • The square root of 512 is 22.6274169977
  • 512 is a perfect cube number. Its cube root is 8

Scales and comparisons

How big is 512?
  • 512 seconds is equal to 8 minutes, 32 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 512 would take you about four minutes.

    This is a very rough estimate, based on a speaking rate of half a second every third order of magnitude. If you speak quickly, you could probably say any randomly-chosen number between one and a thousand in around half a second. Very big numbers obviously take longer to say, so we add half a second for every extra x1000.

    Note: we do not count involuntary pauses, bathroom breaks or the necessity of sleep in our calculation!

  • A cube with a volume of 512 cubic inches would be around 0.7 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 512

  • 512 backwards is 215
  • 512 is a Harshad number.
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 512's digits is 8
  • More coming soon!

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