# 293

## 293 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 293 look like?

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

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

## Prime factorization of 293:

### 293

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 293 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 293

• Cardinal: 293 can be written as Two hundred ninety-three.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.93 × 102

### Factors of 293

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
• Sum of prime factors: 293

### Divisors of 293

• Number of divisors d(n): 2
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 294
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
• 293 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 292

### Bases of 293

• Binary: 1001001012
• Base-36: 85

### Squares and roots of 293

• 293 squared (2932) is 85849
• 293 cubed (2933) is 25153757
• The square root of 293 is 17.1172427687
• The cube root of 293 is 6.6418521953

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 293?
• 293 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 53 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 293 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 293 cubic inches would be around 0.6 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 293

• 293 backwards is 392
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 293's digits is 14
• More coming soon!