42,538 is an even composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 42538 look like?

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

42538 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 42538:

2 × 21269

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 42538 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 42538

  • Cardinal: 42538 can be written as Forty-two thousand, five hundred thirty-eight.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 4.2538 × 104

Factors of 42538

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 2
  • Sum of prime factors: 21271

Divisors of 42538

  • Number of divisors d(n): 4
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 63810
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 21272
  • 42538 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (21272) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 21266

Bases of 42538

  • Binary: 10100110001010102
  • Hexadecimal: 0xA62A
  • Base-36: WTM

Squares and roots of 42538

  • 42538 squared (425382) is 1809481444
  • 42538 cubed (425383) is 76971721664872
  • The square root of 42538 is 206.2474242263
  • The cube root of 42538 is 34.9080580075

Scales and comparisons

How big is 42538?
  • 42,538 seconds is equal to 11 hours, 48 minutes, 58 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 42,538 would take you about eleven hours.

    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 42538 cubic inches would be around 2.9 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 42538

  • 42538 backwards is 83524
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 5
  • The sum of 42538's digits is 22
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