1542

1,542 is an even composite number composed of three prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 1542 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 3 prime factors (large circles) and 8 divisors.

1542 is an even composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of eight divisors.

Prime factorization of 1542:

2 × 3 × 257

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 1542 from the Numbermatics database.


Names of 1542

  • Cardinal: 1542 can be written as One thousand, five hundred forty-two.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 1.542 × 103

Factors of 1542

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 3
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 3
  • Sum of prime factors: 262

Divisors of 1542

  • Number of divisors d(n): 8
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 3096
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1554
  • 1542 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1554) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 12

Bases of 1542

  • Binary: 110000001102
  • Hexadecimal: 0x606
  • Base-36: 16U

Squares and roots of 1542

  • 1542 squared (15422) is 2377764
  • 1542 cubed (15423) is 3666512088
  • The square root of 1542 is 39.2683078321
  • The cube root of 1542 is 11.5530004761

Scales and comparisons

How big is 1542?
  • 1,542 seconds is equal to 25 minutes, 42 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 1,542 would take you about twenty-five 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 1542 cubic inches would be around 1 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 1542

  • 1542 backwards is 2451
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
  • The sum of 1542's digits is 12
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