# 479

## 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:

### 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:
• 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
• 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!