# 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.

### 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:
• 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
• 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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