# 232

## 232 is an even composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 232 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 8 divisors.

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

## Prime factorization of 232:

### 23 × 29

(2 × 2 × 2 × 29)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 232 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 232

• Cardinal: 232 can be written as Two hundred thirty-two.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.32 × 102

### Factors of 232

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
• Sum of prime factors: 31

### Divisors of 232

• Number of divisors d(n): 8
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 450
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 218
• 232 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (218) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 14

### Bases of 232

• Binary: 111010002
• Base-36: 6G

### Squares and roots of 232

• 232 squared (2322) is 53824
• 232 cubed (2323) is 12487168
• The square root of 232 is 15.2315462117
• The cube root of 232 is 6.1446336513

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 232?
• 232 seconds is equal to 3 minutes, 52 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 232 would take you about fifty-six 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 232 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 232

• 232 is the same when its digits are reversed! That makes it a palindromic number.
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 232's digits is 7
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