# 59

## 59 is a prime number. Like all primes greater than two, it is odd and has no factors apart from itself and one.

59 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.

## Prime factorization of 59:

### 59

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 59 from the Numbermatics database.

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### Names of 59

• Cardinal: 59 can be written as Fifty-nine.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 5.9 × 101

### Factors of 59

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
• Sum of prime factors: 59

### Divisors of 59

• Number of divisors d(n): 2
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 60
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
• 59 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 58

### Bases of 59

• Binary: 111011 2
• Hexadecimal: 0x3b

### Squares and roots of 59

• 59 squared (592) is 3481
• 59 cubed (593) is 205379
• The square root of 59 is 7.6811457479
• The cube root of 59 is 3.8929964159

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 59?
• To count from 1 to 59 would take you about twenty-nine seconds.

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 59 cubic inches would be around 0.3 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 59

• 59 backwards is 95
• 59 is a twin prime! Its twin is 61
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 2
• The sum of 59's digits is 14
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