157 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.
Prime factorization of 157:
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 157 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 157
- Cardinal: 157 can be written as One hundred fifty-seven.
- Scientific notation: 1.57 × 102
Factors of 157
Divisors of 157
Bases of 157
- Binary: 100111012
- Hexadecimal: 0x9D
- Base-36: 4D
Squares and roots of 157
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 157?
- 157 seconds is equal to 2 minutes, 37 seconds.
To count from 1 to 157 would take you about eighteen seconds.
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 157 cubic inches would be around 0.4 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 157
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