# 229

## 229 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 229 look like?

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

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

## Prime factorization of 229:

### 229

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 229 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 229

• Cardinal: 229 can be written as Two hundred twenty-nine.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.29 × 102

### Factors of 229

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
• Sum of prime factors: 229

### Divisors of 229

• Number of divisors d(n): 2
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 230
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
• 229 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 228

### Bases of 229

• Binary: 111001012
• Base-36: 6D

### Squares and roots of 229

• 229 squared (2292) is 52441
• 229 cubed (2293) is 12008989
• The square root of 229 is 15.1327459505
• The cube root of 229 is 6.1180331727

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 229?
• 229 seconds is equal to 3 minutes, 49 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 229 would take you about fifty-four seconds.

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 229 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 229

• 229 backwards is 922
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 229's digits is 13
• More coming soon!