# 271

## 271 is a prime number. Like all primes greater than two, it is odd and has no factors apart from itself and one.

What does the number 271 look like?

As a prime, it is not composed of any other numbers and has no internal structure.

271 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.

## Prime factorization of 271:

### 271

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 271 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 271

• Cardinal: 271 can be written as Two hundred seventy-one.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.71 × 102

### Factors of 271

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
• Sum of prime factors: 271

### Divisors of 271

• Number of divisors d(n): 2
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 272
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
• 271 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 270

### Bases of 271

• Binary: 1000011112
• Base-36: 7J

### Squares and roots of 271

• 271 squared (2712) is 73441
• 271 cubed (2713) is 19902511
• The square root of 271 is 16.4620776331
• The cube root of 271 is 6.4712736269

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 271?
• 271 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 31 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 271 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 271 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 271

• 271 backwards is 172
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 271's digits is 10
• More coming soon!