# 284

## 284 is an even composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 284 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 6 divisors.

284 is an even composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of six divisors.

## Prime factorization of 284:

### 22 × 71

(2 × 2 × 71)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 284 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 284

• Cardinal: 284 can be written as Two hundred eighty-four.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.84 × 102

### Factors of 284

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 3
• Sum of prime factors: 73

### Divisors of 284

• Number of divisors d(n): 6
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 504
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 220
• 284 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (220) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 64

### Bases of 284

• Binary: 1000111002
• Base-36: 7W

### Squares and roots of 284

• 284 squared (2842) is 80656
• 284 cubed (2843) is 22906304
• The square root of 284 is 16.8522995463
• The cube root of 284 is 6.5731384515

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 284?
• 284 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 44 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 284 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 284 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 284

• 284 backwards is 482
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 284's digits is 14
• More coming soon!