120 is an even composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of sixteen divisors.
Prime factorization of 120:
23 × 3 × 5(2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 5)
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 120 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 120
- Cardinal: 120 can be written as One hundred twenty.
- Scientific notation: 1.2 × 102
Factors of 120
Divisors of 120
Bases of 120
- Binary: 11110002
- Hexadecimal: 0x78
- Base-36: 3C
Squares and roots of 120
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 120?
- 120 seconds is equal to 2 minutes.
To count from 1 to 120 would take you about .
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 120 cubic inches would be around 0.4 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 120
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