248

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

What does the number 248 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 8 divisors.

248 is an even composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of eight divisors.

Prime factorization of 248:

23 × 31

(2 × 2 × 2 × 31)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 248 from the Numbermatics database.

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Names of 248

  • Cardinal: 248 can be written as Two hundred forty-eight.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 2.48 × 102

Factors of 248

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
  • Sum of prime factors: 33

Divisors of 248

  • Number of divisors d(n): 8
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 480
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 232
  • 248 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (232) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 16

Bases of 248

  • Binary: 111110002
  • Hexadecimal: 0xF8
  • Base-36: 6W

Squares and roots of 248

  • 248 squared (2482) is 61504
  • 248 cubed (2483) is 15252992
  • The square root of 248 is 15.7480157481
  • The cube root of 248 is 6.2827613047

Scales and comparisons

How big is 248?
  • 248 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 8 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 248 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 248 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 248

  • 248 backwards is 842
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 248's digits is 14
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