2979

2,979 is an odd composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 2979 look like?

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

2979 is an odd composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of six divisors.

Prime factorization of 2979:

32 × 331

(3 × 3 × 331)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 2979 from the Numbermatics database.


Names of 2979

  • Cardinal: 2979 can be written as Two thousand, nine hundred seventy-nine.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 2.979 × 103

Factors of 2979

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 3
  • Sum of prime factors: 334

Divisors of 2979

  • Number of divisors d(n): 6
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 4316
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1337
  • 2979 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1337) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 1642

Bases of 2979

  • Binary: 1011101000112
  • Hexadecimal: 0xBA3
  • Base-36: 2AR

Squares and roots of 2979

  • 2979 squared (29792) is 8874441
  • 2979 cubed (29793) is 26436959739
  • The square root of 2979 is 54.5802161959
  • The cube root of 2979 is 14.3887643839

Scales and comparisons

How big is 2979?
  • 2,979 seconds is equal to 49 minutes, 39 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 2,979 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 2979 cubic inches would be around 1.2 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 2979

  • 2979 backwards is 9792
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
  • The sum of 2979's digits is 27
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