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

What does the number 259 look like?

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

259 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 259:

7 × 37

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 259 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 259

  • Cardinal: 259 can be written as Two hundred fifty-nine.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 2.59 × 102

Factors of 259

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 2
  • Sum of prime factors: 44

Divisors of 259

  • Number of divisors d(n): 4
  • Complete list of divisors:
    1 7 37 259
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 304
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 45
  • 259 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (45) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 214

Bases of 259

  • Binary: 1000000112
  • Hexadecimal: 0x103
  • Base-36: 77

Squares and roots of 259

  • 259 squared (2592) is 67081
  • 259 cubed (2593) is 17373979
  • The square root of 259 is 16.0934769395
  • The cube root of 259 is 6.3743110879

Scales and comparisons

How big is 259?
  • 259 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 19 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 259 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 259 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 259

  • 259 backwards is 952
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 259's digits is 16
  • More coming soon!

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