1,296 is an even composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 1296 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 25 divisors.

1296 is an even composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of twenty-five divisors.

Prime factorization of 1296:

24 × 34

(2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 1296 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 1296

  • Cardinal: 1296 can be written as One thousand, two hundred ninety-six.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 1.296 × 103

Factors of 1296

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 8
  • Sum of prime factors: 5

Divisors of 1296

  • Number of divisors d(n): 25
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 3751
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 2455
  • 1296 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (2455) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 1159

Bases of 1296

  • Binary: 101000100002
  • Hexadecimal: 0x510
  • Base-36: 100

Squares and roots of 1296

  • 1296 squared (12962) is 1679616
  • 1296 cubed (12963) is 2176782336
  • 1296 is a perfect square number. Its square root is 36
  • The cube root of 1296 is 10.9027235569

Scales and comparisons

How big is 1296?
  • 1,296 seconds is equal to 21 minutes, 36 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 1,296 would take you about twenty-one 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 1296 cubic inches would be around 0.9 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 1296

  • 1296 backwards is 6921
  • 1296 is a Harshad number.
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
  • The sum of 1296's digits is 18
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