1,987 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 1987 look like?

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

1987 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.

Prime factorization of 1987:


See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 1987 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 1987

  • Cardinal: 1987 can be written as One thousand, nine hundred eighty-seven.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 1.987 × 103

Factors of 1987

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
  • Sum of prime factors: 1987

Divisors of 1987

  • Number of divisors d(n): 2
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1988
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
  • 1987 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 1986

Bases of 1987

  • Binary: 111110000112
  • Hexadecimal: 0x7C3
  • Base-36: 1J7

Squares and roots of 1987

  • 1987 squared (19872) is 3948169
  • 1987 cubed (19873) is 7845011803
  • The square root of 1987 is 44.5757781761
  • The cube root of 1987 is 12.5718528487

Scales and comparisons

How big is 1987?
  • 1,987 seconds is equal to 33 minutes, 7 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 1,987 would take you about thirty-three 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 1987 cubic inches would be around 1 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 1987

  • 1987 backwards is 7891
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
  • The sum of 1987's digits is 25
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