3,979 is an odd composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 3979 look like?

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

3979 is an odd composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of four divisors.

Prime factorization of 3979:

23 × 173

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 3979 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 3979

  • Cardinal: 3979 can be written as Three thousand, nine hundred seventy-nine.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 3.979 × 103

Factors of 3979

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 2
  • Sum of prime factors: 196

Divisors of 3979

  • Number of divisors d(n): 4
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 4176
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 197
  • 3979 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (197) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 3782

Bases of 3979

  • Binary: 1111100010112
  • Hexadecimal: 0xF8B
  • Base-36: 32J

Squares and roots of 3979

  • 3979 squared (39792) is 15832441
  • 3979 cubed (39793) is 62997282739
  • The square root of 3979 is 63.0793151517
  • The cube root of 3979 is 15.8461822449

Scales and comparisons

How big is 3979?
  • 3,979 seconds is equal to 1 hour, 6 minutes, 19 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 3,979 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 3979 cubic inches would be around 1.3 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 3979

  • 3979 backwards is 9793
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
  • The sum of 3979's digits is 28
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