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: 1.988 × 103
Factors of 1988
Divisors of 1988
Bases of 1988
- Binary: 111110001002
- Hexadecimal: 0x7C4
- Base-36: 1J8
Squares and roots of 1988
Scales and comparisonsHow 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
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