15,973 is a prime number. Like all primes greater than two, it is odd and has no factors apart from itself and one.

What does the number 15973 look like?

As a prime, it is not composed of any other numbers and has no internal structure.

15973 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.

Prime factorization of 15973:


See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 15973 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 15973

  • Cardinal: 15973 can be written as Fifteen thousand, nine hundred seventy-three.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 1.5973 × 104

Factors of 15973

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
  • Sum of prime factors: 15973

Divisors of 15973

  • Number of divisors d(n): 2
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 15974
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
  • 15973 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 15972

Bases of 15973

  • Binary: 111110011001012
  • Hexadecimal: 0x3E65
  • Base-36: CBP

Squares and roots of 15973

  • 15973 squared (159732) is 255136729
  • 15973 cubed (159733) is 4075298972317
  • The square root of 15973 is 126.3843344723
  • The cube root of 15973 is 25.1842389057

Scales and comparisons

How big is 15973?
  • 15,973 seconds is equal to 4 hours, 26 minutes, 13 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 15,973 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 15973 cubic inches would be around 2.1 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 15973

  • 15973 backwards is 37951
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 5
  • The sum of 15973's digits is 25
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