188 is an even composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 188 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 6 divisors.

188 is an even composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of six divisors.

Prime factorization of 188:

22 × 47

(2 × 2 × 47)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 188 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 188

  • Cardinal: 188 can be written as One hundred eighty-eight.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 1.88 × 102

Factors of 188

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 3
  • Sum of prime factors: 49

Divisors of 188

  • Number of divisors d(n): 6
  • Complete list of divisors:
    1 2 4 47 94 188
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 336
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 148
  • 188 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (148) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 40

Bases of 188

  • Binary: 101111002
  • Hexadecimal: 0xBC
  • Base-36: 58

Squares and roots of 188

  • 188 squared (1882) is 35344
  • 188 cubed (1883) is 6644672
  • The square root of 188 is 13.7113092009
  • The cube root of 188 is 5.7286543161

Scales and comparisons

How big is 188?
  • 188 seconds is equal to 3 minutes, 8 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 188 would take you about thirty-four 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 188 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 188

  • 188 backwards is 881
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 188's digits is 17
  • More coming soon!

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