478 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 478:
2 × 239
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 478 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 478
- Cardinal: 478 can be written as Four hundred seventy-eight.
- Scientific notation: 4.78 × 102
Factors of 478
Divisors of 478
Bases of 478
- Binary: 1110111102
- Hexadecimal: 0x1DE
- Base-36: DA
Squares and roots of 478
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 478?
- 478 seconds is equal to 7 minutes, 58 seconds.
To count from 1 to 478 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 478 cubic inches would be around 0.7 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 478
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