196

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

What does the number 196 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 9 divisors.

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

Prime factorization of 196:

22 × 72

(2 × 2 × 7 × 7)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 196 from the Numbermatics database.

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Names of 196

  • Cardinal: 196 can be written as One hundred ninety-six.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 1.96 × 102

Factors of 196

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
  • Sum of prime factors: 9

Divisors of 196

  • Number of divisors d(n): 9
  • Complete list of divisors:
    1 2 4 7 14 28 49 98 196
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 399
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 203
  • 196 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (203) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 7

Bases of 196

  • Binary: 110001002
  • Hexadecimal: 0xC4
  • Base-36: 5G

Squares and roots of 196

  • 196 squared (1962) is 38416
  • 196 cubed (1963) is 7529536
  • 196 is a perfect square number. Its square root is 14
  • The cube root of 196 is 5.8087857335

Scales and comparisons

How big is 196?
  • 196 seconds is equal to 3 minutes, 16 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 196 would take you about thirty-eight 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 196 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 196

  • 196 backwards is 691
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 196's digits is 16
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