# 2478

## 2,478 is an even composite number composed of four prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 2478 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 4 prime factors (large circles) and 16 divisors.

2478 is an even composite number. It is composed of four distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of sixteen divisors.

## Prime factorization of 2478:

### 2 × 3 × 7 × 59

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 2478 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 2478

• Cardinal: 2478 can be written as Two thousand, four hundred seventy-eight.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.478 × 103

### Factors of 2478

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 4
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
• Sum of prime factors: 71

### Divisors of 2478

• Number of divisors d(n): 16
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 5760
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 3282
• 2478 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (3282) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 804

### Bases of 2478

• Binary: 1001101011102
• Base-36: 1WU

### Squares and roots of 2478

• 2478 squared (24782) is 6140484
• 2478 cubed (24783) is 15216119352
• The square root of 2478 is 49.7795138587
• The cube root of 2478 is 13.5321592701

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 2478?
• 2,478 seconds is equal to 41 minutes, 18 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 2,478 would take you about forty-one 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 2478 cubic inches would be around 1.1 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 2478

• 2478 backwards is 8742
• 2478 is a Harshad number.
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
• The sum of 2478's digits is 21
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