287 is an odd composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 287 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 4 divisors.

287 is an odd composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of four divisors.

Prime factorization of 287:

7 × 41

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 287 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 287

  • Cardinal: 287 can be written as Two hundred eighty-seven.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 2.87 × 102

Factors of 287

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 2
  • Sum of prime factors: 48

Divisors of 287

  • Number of divisors d(n): 4
  • Complete list of divisors:
    1 7 41 287
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 336
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 49
  • 287 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (49) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 238

Bases of 287

  • Binary: 1000111112
  • Hexadecimal: 0x11F
  • Base-36: 7Z

Squares and roots of 287

  • 287 squared (2872) is 82369
  • 287 cubed (2873) is 23639903
  • The square root of 287 is 16.9410743461
  • The cube root of 287 is 6.5962022839

Scales and comparisons

How big is 287?
  • 287 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 47 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 287 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 287 cubic inches would be around 0.5 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 287

  • 287 backwards is 782
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 287's digits is 17
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