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:


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
  • Hexadecimal: 0x7BB
  • 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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