253 is an odd composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 253 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 4 divisors.

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

  • Scientific notation: 2.53 × 102

Factors of 253

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 2
  • Sum of prime factors: 34

Divisors of 253

  • Number of divisors d(n): 4
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 288
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 35
  • 253 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (35) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 218

Bases of 253

  • Binary: 111111012
  • Hexadecimal: 0xFD
  • Base-36: 71

Squares and roots of 253

  • 253 squared (2532) is 64009
  • 253 cubed (2533) is 16194277
  • The square root of 253 is 15.9059737205
  • The cube root of 253 is 6.3247035435

Scales and comparisons

How 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

  • 253 backwards is 352
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 253's digits is 10
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