2,999 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 2999 look like?

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

2999 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.

Prime factorization of 2999:


See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 2999 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 2999

  • Cardinal: 2999 can be written as Two thousand, nine hundred ninety-nine.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 2.999 × 103

Factors of 2999

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
  • Sum of prime factors: 2999

Divisors of 2999

  • Number of divisors d(n): 2
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 3000
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
  • 2999 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 2998

Bases of 2999

  • Binary: 1011101101112
  • Hexadecimal: 0xBB7
  • Base-36: 2BB

Squares and roots of 2999

  • 2999 squared (29992) is 8994001
  • 2999 cubed (29993) is 26973008999
  • The square root of 2999 is 54.7631262803
  • The cube root of 2999 is 14.4208930255

Scales and comparisons

How big is 2999?
  • 2,999 seconds is equal to 49 minutes, 59 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 2,999 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 2999 cubic inches would be around 1.2 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 2999

  • 2999 backwards is 9992
  • 2999 is a twin prime! Its twin is 3001
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
  • The sum of 2999's digits is 29
  • More coming soon!

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