# 296

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

What does the number 296 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 8 divisors.

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

## Prime factorization of 296:

### 23 × 37

(2 × 2 × 2 × 37)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 296 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 296

• Cardinal: 296 can be written as Two hundred ninety-six.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.96 × 102

### Factors of 296

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
• Sum of prime factors: 39

### Divisors of 296

• Number of divisors d(n): 8
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 570
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 274
• 296 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (274) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 22

### Bases of 296

• Binary: 1001010002
• Base-36: 88

### Squares and roots of 296

• 296 squared (2962) is 87616
• 296 cubed (2963) is 25934336
• The square root of 296 is 17.2046505341
• The cube root of 296 is 6.6644437033

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 296?
• 296 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 56 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 296 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 296 cubic inches would be around 0.6 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 296

• 296 backwards is 692
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 296's digits is 17
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