472

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

What does the number 472 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 8 divisors.

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

Prime factorization of 472:

23 × 59

(2 × 2 × 2 × 59)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 472 from the Numbermatics database.


Names of 472

  • Cardinal: 472 can be written as Four hundred seventy-two.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 4.72 × 102

Factors of 472

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
  • Sum of prime factors: 61

Divisors of 472

  • Number of divisors d(n): 8
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 900
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 428
  • 472 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (428) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 44

Bases of 472

  • Binary: 1110110002
  • Hexadecimal: 0x1D8
  • Base-36: D4

Squares and roots of 472

  • 472 squared (4722) is 222784
  • 472 cubed (4723) is 105154048
  • The square root of 472 is 21.7255609825
  • The cube root of 472 is 7.7859928317

Scales and comparisons

How big is 472?
  • 472 seconds is equal to 7 minutes, 52 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 472 would take you about three 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 472 cubic inches would be around 0.6 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 472

  • 472 backwards is 274
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 472's digits is 13
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