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