242 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 242:
2 × 112(2 × 11 × 11)
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 242 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 242
- Cardinal: 242 can be written as Two hundred forty-two.
- Scientific notation: 2.42 × 102
Factors of 242
Divisors of 242
Bases of 242
- Binary: 111100102
- Hexadecimal: 0xF2
- Base-36: 6Q
Squares and roots of 242
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 242?
- 242 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 2 seconds.
To count from 1 to 242 would take you about two 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 242 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 242
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