2012

2,012 is an even composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 2012 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 6 divisors.

2012 is an even composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of six divisors.

Prime factorization of 2012:

22 × 503

(2 × 2 × 503)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 2012 from the Numbermatics database.


Names of 2012

  • Cardinal: 2012 can be written as Two thousand and twelve.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 2.012 × 103

Factors of 2012

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 3
  • Sum of prime factors: 505

Divisors of 2012

  • Number of divisors d(n): 6
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 3528
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1516
  • 2012 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1516) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 496

Bases of 2012

  • Binary: 111110111002
  • Hexadecimal: 0x7DC
  • Base-36: 1JW

Squares and roots of 2012

  • 2012 squared (20122) is 4048144
  • 2012 cubed (20123) is 8144865728
  • The square root of 2012 is 44.8553229841
  • The cube root of 2012 is 12.6243586905

Scales and comparisons

How big is 2012?
  • 2,012 seconds is equal to 33 minutes, 32 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 2,012 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 2012 cubic inches would be around 1.1 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 2012

  • 2012 backwards is 2102
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
  • The sum of 2012's digits is 5
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