# 1988

## 1,988 is an even composite number composed of three prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 1988 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 3 prime factors (large circles) and 12 divisors.

1988 is an even composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of twelve divisors.

## Prime factorization of 1988:

### 22 × 7 × 71

(2 × 2 × 7 × 71)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 1988 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 1988

• Cardinal: 1988 can be written as One thousand, nine hundred eighty-eight.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 1.988 × 103

### Factors of 1988

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 3
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
• Sum of prime factors: 80

### Divisors of 1988

• Number of divisors d(n): 12
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 4032
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 2044
• 1988 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (2044) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 56

### Bases of 1988

• Binary: 111110001002
• Base-36: 1J8

### Squares and roots of 1988

• 1988 squared (19882) is 3952144
• 1988 cubed (19883) is 7856862272
• The square root of 1988 is 44.5869936193
• The cube root of 1988 is 12.5739615125

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 1988?
• 1,988 seconds is equal to 33 minutes, 8 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 1,988 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 1988 cubic inches would be around 1 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 1988

• 1988 backwards is 8891
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
• The sum of 1988's digits is 26
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