3,972 is an even composite number composed of three prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 3972 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 3 prime factors (large circles) and 12 divisors.

3972 is an even composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of twelve divisors.

Prime factorization of 3972:

22 × 3 × 331

(2 × 2 × 3 × 331)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 3972 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 3972

  • Cardinal: 3972 can be written as Three thousand, nine hundred seventy-two.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 3.972 × 103

Factors of 3972

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 3
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
  • Sum of prime factors: 336

Divisors of 3972

  • Number of divisors d(n): 12
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 9296
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 5324
  • 3972 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (5324) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 1352

Bases of 3972

  • Binary: 1111100001002
  • Hexadecimal: 0xF84
  • Base-36: 32C

Squares and roots of 3972

  • 3972 squared (39722) is 15776784
  • 3972 cubed (39723) is 62665386048
  • The square root of 3972 is 63.0238050263
  • The cube root of 3972 is 15.8368843989

Scales and comparisons

How big is 3972?
  • 3,972 seconds is equal to 1 hour, 6 minutes, 12 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 3,972 would take you about six 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 3972 cubic inches would be around 1.3 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 3972

  • 3972 backwards is 2793
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
  • The sum of 3972's digits is 21
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