# 11979

## 11,979 is an odd composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 11979 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 12 divisors.

11979 is an odd composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of twelve divisors.

## Prime factorization of 11979:

### 32 × 113

(3 × 3 × 11 × 11 × 11)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 11979 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 11979

• Cardinal: 11979 can be written as Eleven thousand, nine hundred seventy-nine.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 1.1979 × 104

### Factors of 11979

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 5
• Sum of prime factors: 14

### Divisors of 11979

• Number of divisors d(n): 12
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 19032
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 7053
• 11979 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (7053) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 4926

### Bases of 11979

• Binary: 101110110010112
• Base-36: 98R

### Squares and roots of 11979

• 11979 squared (119792) is 143496441
• 11979 cubed (119793) is 1718943866739
• The square root of 11979 is 109.4486180817
• The cube root of 11979 is 22.8809220537

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 11979?
• 11,979 seconds is equal to 3 hours, 19 minutes, 39 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 11,979 would take you about three hours.

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. (We do not count involuntary pauses, bathroom breaks or the necessity of sleep in our calculation!)

• A cube with a volume of 11979 cubic inches would be around 1.9 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 11979

• 11979 backwards is 97911
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 5
• The sum of 11979's digits is 27
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