Zero is a number which signifies nothing, an empty set or a count whose value is nothing. It is exactly divisible by every number and is therefore an even number because it is divisible by two. With an infinite amount of factors, it is therefore not a prime number. But it’s not composite either because it is not a product of any prime number. Zero is known as the additive identity.
Prime factorization of 0:
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 0 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 0
- Cardinal: 0 can be written as Zero.
- Scientific notation: 0 × 100
Factors of 0
Divisors of 0
- Number of divisors d(n): Infinite
- Sum of all divisors σ(n): Infinite
Bases of 0
- Binary: 02
- Hexadecimal: 0x0
- Base-36: 0
Squares and roots of 0
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 0?
- A cube with a volume of 0 cubic inches would be around 0 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 0
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