48

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

What does the number 48 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 10 divisors.

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

Prime factorization of 48:

24 × 3

(2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 48 from the Numbermatics database.


Names of 48

  • Cardinal: 48 can be written as Forty-eight.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 4.8 × 101

Factors of 48

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 5
  • Sum of prime factors: 5

Divisors of 48

  • Number of divisors d(n): 10
  • Complete list of divisors:
    1 2 3 4 6 8 12 16 24 48
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 124
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 76
  • 48 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (76) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 28

Bases of 48

  • Binary: 1100002
  • Hexadecimal: 0x30
  • Base-36: 1C

Squares and roots of 48

  • 48 squared (482) is 2304
  • 48 cubed (483) is 110592
  • The square root of 48 is 6.9282032303
  • The cube root of 48 is 3.6342411855

Scales and comparisons

How big is 48?
  • A cube with a volume of 48 cubic inches would be around 0.3 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 48

  • 48 backwards is 84
  • 48 is a Harshad number.
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 2
  • The sum of 48's digits is 12
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