288

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

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

Prime factorization of 288:

25 × 32

(2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 3)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 288 from the Numbermatics database.

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Names of 288

  • Cardinal: 288 can be written as Two hundred eighty-eight.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 2.88 × 102

Factors of 288

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 7
  • Sum of prime factors: 5

Divisors of 288

  • Number of divisors d(n): 18
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 819
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 531
  • 288 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (531) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 243

Bases of 288

  • Binary: 100100000 2
  • Hexadecimal: 0x120

Squares and roots of 288

  • 288 squared (2882) is 82944
  • 288 cubed (2883) is 23887872
  • The square root of 288 is 16.9705627487
  • The cube root of 288 is 6.6038544977

Scales and comparisons

How big is 288?
  • 288 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 48 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 288 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.

    Note: we do not count involuntary pauses, bathroom breaks or the necessity of sleep in our calculation!

  • A cube with a volume of 288 cubic inches would be around 0.6 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 288

  • 288 backwards is 882
  • 288 is a Harshad number.
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 288's digits is 18
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