15,972 is an even composite number composed of three prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 15972 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 3 prime factors (large circles) and 24 divisors.

15972 is an even composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of twenty-four divisors.

Prime factorization of 15972:

22 × 3 × 113

(2 × 2 × 3 × 11 × 11 × 11)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 15972 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 15972

  • Cardinal: 15972 can be written as Fifteen thousand, nine hundred seventy-two.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 1.5972 × 104

Factors of 15972

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 3
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 6
  • Sum of prime factors: 16

Divisors of 15972

Bases of 15972

  • Binary: 111110011001002
  • Hexadecimal: 0x3E64
  • Base-36: CBO

Squares and roots of 15972

  • 15972 squared (159722) is 255104784
  • 15972 cubed (159723) is 4074533610048
  • The square root of 15972 is 126.3803782239
  • The cube root of 15972 is 25.1837133361

Scales and comparisons

How big is 15972?
  • 15,972 seconds is equal to 4 hours, 26 minutes, 12 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 15,972 would take you about four hours.

    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 15972 cubic inches would be around 2.1 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 15972

  • 15972 backwards is 27951
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 5
  • The sum of 15972's digits is 24
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