479 is a prime number. Like all primes greater than two, it is odd and has no factors apart from itself and one.

What does the number 479 look like?

As a prime, it is not composed of any other numbers and has no internal structure.

479 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.

Prime factorization of 479:


See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 479 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 479

  • Cardinal: 479 can be written as Four hundred seventy-nine.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 4.79 × 102

Factors of 479

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
  • Sum of prime factors: 479

Divisors of 479

  • Number of divisors d(n): 2
  • Complete list of divisors:
    1 479
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 480
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
  • 479 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 478

Bases of 479

  • Binary: 1110111112
  • Hexadecimal: 0x1DF
  • Base-36: DB

Squares and roots of 479

  • 479 squared (4792) is 229441
  • 479 cubed (4793) is 109902239
  • The square root of 479 is 21.8860686283
  • The cube root of 479 is 7.8242941859

Scales and comparisons

How big is 479?
  • 479 seconds is equal to 7 minutes, 59 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 479 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 479 cubic inches would be around 0.7 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 479

  • 479 backwards is 974
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 479's digits is 20
  • More coming soon!

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