238 is an even composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of eight divisors.
Prime factorization of 238:
2 × 7 × 17
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 238 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 238
- Cardinal: 238 can be written as Two hundred thirty-eight.
- Scientific notation: 2.38 × 102
Factors of 238
Divisors of 238
Bases of 238
- Binary: 111011102
- Hexadecimal: 0xEE
- Base-36: 6M
Squares and roots of 238
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 238?
- 238 seconds is equal to 3 minutes, 58 seconds.
To count from 1 to 238 would take you about fifty-nine 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 238 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 238
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