252
252 is an even composite number composed of three prime numbers multiplied together.
252 is an even composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of eighteen divisors.
Prime factorization of 252:
2^{2} × 3^{2} × 7
(2 × 2 × 3 × 3 × 7)See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 252 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 252
 Cardinal: 252 can be written as Two hundred fiftytwo.
Scientific notation
 Scientific notation: 2.52 × 10^{2}
Factors of 252
 Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 3
 Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 5
 Sum of prime factors: 12
Divisors of 252
 Number of divisors d(n): 18
 Complete list of divisors:
 Sum of all divisors σ(n): 728
 Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 476
 252 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (476) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 224
Bases of 252
 Binary: 11111100 _{2}
 Hexadecimal: 0xfc
Squares and roots of 252
 252 squared (252^{2}) is 63504
 252 cubed (252^{3}) is 16003008

The
square root of 252 is 15.8745078665 
The
cube root of 252 is 6.3163595977
Scales and comparisons
How big is 252? 252 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 12 seconds.

To count from 1 to 252 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 randomlychosen 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.
Note: we do not count involuntary pauses, bathroom breaks or the necessity of sleep in our calculation!
 A cube with a volume of 252 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 252

252 is the same when its digits are reversed! That makes it a
palindromic number .  252 is a
Harshad number .  The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
 The sum of 252's digits is 9
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