261 is an odd composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of six divisors.
Prime factorization of 261:
32 × 29(3 × 3 × 29)
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 261 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 261
- Cardinal: 261 can be written as Two hundred sixty-one.
- Scientific notation: 2.61 × 102
Factors of 261
Divisors of 261
Bases of 261
- Binary: 1000001012
- Hexadecimal: 0x105
- Base-36: 79
Squares and roots of 261
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 261?
- 261 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 21 seconds.
To count from 1 to 261 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 261 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 261
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