# 246

## 246 is an even composite number composed of three prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 246 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 3 prime factors (large circles) and 8 divisors.

246 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 246:

### 2 × 3 × 41

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 246 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 246

• Cardinal: 246 can be written as Two hundred forty-six.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.46 × 102

### Factors of 246

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 3
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 3
• Sum of prime factors: 46

### Divisors of 246

• Number of divisors d(n): 8
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 504
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 258
• 246 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (258) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 12

### Bases of 246

• Binary: 111101102
• Base-36: 6U

### Squares and roots of 246

• 246 squared (2462) is 60516
• 246 cubed (2463) is 14886936
• The square root of 246 is 15.6843871413
• The cube root of 246 is 6.2658265561

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 246?
• 246 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 6 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 246 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 246 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 246

• 246 backwards is 642
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 246's digits is 12
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