# 1979

## 1,979 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 1979 look like?

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

1979 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.

## Prime factorization of 1979:

### 1979

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 1979 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 1979

• Cardinal: 1979 can be written as One thousand, nine hundred seventy-nine.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 1.979 × 103

### Factors of 1979

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
• Sum of prime factors: 1979

### Divisors of 1979

• Number of divisors d(n): 2
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1980
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
• 1979 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 1978

### Bases of 1979

• Binary: 111101110112
• Base-36: 1IZ

### Squares and roots of 1979

• 1979 squared (19792) is 3916441
• 1979 cubed (19793) is 7750636739
• The square root of 1979 is 44.4859528393
• The cube root of 1979 is 12.5549580153

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 1979?
• 1,979 seconds is equal to 32 minutes, 59 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 1,979 would take you about thirty-two minutes.

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 1979 cubic inches would be around 1 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 1979

• 1979 backwards is 9791
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
• The sum of 1979's digits is 26
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