# 2879

## 2,879 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 2879 look like?

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

2879 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.

## Prime factorization of 2879:

### 2879

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 2879 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 2879

• Cardinal: 2879 can be written as Two thousand, eight hundred seventy-nine.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.879 × 103

### Factors of 2879

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
• Sum of prime factors: 2879

### Divisors of 2879

• Number of divisors d(n): 2
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 2880
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
• 2879 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 2878

### Bases of 2879

• Binary: 1011001111112
• Base-36: 27Z

### Squares and roots of 2879

• 2879 squared (28792) is 8288641
• 2879 cubed (28793) is 23862997439
• The square root of 2879 is 53.6563137011
• The cube root of 2879 is 14.2259263177

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 2879?
• 2,879 seconds is equal to 47 minutes, 59 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 2,879 would take you about forty-seven 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 2879 cubic inches would be around 1.2 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 2879

• 2879 backwards is 9782
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
• The sum of 2879's digits is 26
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