272 is an even composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of ten divisors.
Prime factorization of 272:
24 × 17(2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 17)
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 272 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 272
- Cardinal: 272 can be written as Two hundred seventy-two.
- Scientific notation: 2.72 × 102
Factors of 272
Divisors of 272
Bases of 272
- Binary: 1000100002
- Hexadecimal: 0x110
- Base-36: 7K
Squares and roots of 272
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 272?
- 272 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 32 seconds.
To count from 1 to 272 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 272 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 272
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