# 283

## 283 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 283 look like?

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

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

## Prime factorization of 283:

### 283

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 283 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 283

• Cardinal: 283 can be written as Two hundred eighty-three.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.83 × 102

### Factors of 283

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
• Sum of prime factors: 283

### Divisors of 283

• Number of divisors d(n): 2
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 284
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
• 283 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 282

### Bases of 283

• Binary: 1000110112
• Base-36: 7V

### Squares and roots of 283

• 283 squared (2832) is 80089
• 283 cubed (2833) is 22665187
• The square root of 283 is 16.8226038413
• The cube root of 283 is 6.5654144273

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 283?
• 283 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 43 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 283 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 283 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 283

• 283 backwards is 382
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 283's digits is 13
• More coming soon!