253 is an odd composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of four divisors.
Prime factorization of 253:
11 × 23
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 253 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 253
- Cardinal: 253 can be written as Two hundred fifty-three.
- Scientific notation: 2.53 × 102
Factors of 253
Divisors of 253
Bases of 253
- Binary: 111111012
- Hexadecimal: 0xFD
- Base-36: 71
Squares and roots of 253
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 253?
- 253 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 13 seconds.
To count from 1 to 253 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 253 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 253
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