# 298

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

What does the number 298 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 4 divisors.

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

## Prime factorization of 298:

### 2 × 149

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 298 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 298

• Cardinal: 298 can be written as Two hundred ninety-eight.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 2.98 × 102

### Factors of 298

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 2
• Sum of prime factors: 151

### Divisors of 298

• Number of divisors d(n): 4
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 450
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 152
• 298 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (152) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 146

### Bases of 298

• Binary: 1001010102
• Base-36: 8A

### Squares and roots of 298

• 298 squared (2982) is 88804
• 298 cubed (2983) is 26463592
• The square root of 298 is 17.2626765017
• The cube root of 298 is 6.6794200317

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 298?
• 298 seconds is equal to 4 minutes, 58 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 298 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 298 cubic inches would be around 0.6 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 298

• 298 backwards is 892
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 298's digits is 19
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