1242 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 1242:
2 × 33 × 23(2 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 23)
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 1242 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 1242
- Cardinal: 1242 can be written as One thousand, two hundred forty-two.
- Scientific notation: 1.242 × 103
Factors of 1242
Divisors of 1242
Bases of 1242
- Binary: 100110110102
- Hexadecimal: 0x4DA
- Base-36: YI
Squares and roots of 1242
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 1242?
- 1,242 seconds is equal to 20 minutes, 42 seconds.
To count from 1 to 1,242 would take you about twenty 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. (We do not count involuntary pauses, bathroom breaks or the necessity of sleep in our calculation!)
- A cube with a volume of 1242 cubic inches would be around 0.9 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 1242
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