173 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 173 look like?

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

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

Prime factorization of 173:


See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 173 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 173

  • Cardinal: 173 can be written as One hundred seventy-three.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 1.73 × 102

Factors of 173

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
  • Sum of prime factors: 173

Divisors of 173

  • Number of divisors d(n): 2
  • Complete list of divisors:
    1 173
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 174
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
  • 173 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 172

Bases of 173

  • Binary: 101011012
  • Hexadecimal: 0xAD
  • Base-36: 4T

Squares and roots of 173

  • 173 squared (1732) is 29929
  • 173 cubed (1733) is 5177717
  • The square root of 173 is 13.1529464379
  • The cube root of 173 is 5.5720546555

Scales and comparisons

How big is 173?
  • 173 seconds is equal to 2 minutes, 53 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 173 would take you about twenty-six 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 173 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 173

  • 173 backwards is 371
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 173's digits is 11
  • More coming soon!

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