# 2972

## 2,972 is an even composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 2972 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 6 divisors.

2972 is an even composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of six divisors.

## Prime factorization of 2972:

### 22 × 743

(2 × 2 × 743)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 2972 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 2972

• Cardinal: 2972 can be written as Two thousand, nine hundred seventy-two.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.972 × 103

### Factors of 2972

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 3
• Sum of prime factors: 745

### Divisors of 2972

• Number of divisors d(n): 6
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 5208
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 2236
• 2972 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (2236) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 736

### Bases of 2972

• Binary: 1011100111002
• Hexadecimal: 0xB9C
• Base-36: 2AK

### Squares and roots of 2972

• 2972 squared (29722) is 8832784
• 2972 cubed (29723) is 26251034048
• The square root of 2972 is 54.5160526817
• The cube root of 2972 is 14.3774853927

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 2972?
• 2,972 seconds is equal to 49 minutes, 32 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 2,972 would take you about forty-nine 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 2972 cubic inches would be around 1.2 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 2972

• 2972 backwards is 2792
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
• The sum of 2972's digits is 20
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