491 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 491 look like?

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

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

Prime factorization of 491:


See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 491 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 491

  • Cardinal: 491 can be written as Four hundred ninety-one.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 4.91 × 102

Factors of 491

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
  • Sum of prime factors: 491

Divisors of 491

  • Number of divisors d(n): 2
  • Complete list of divisors:
    1 491
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 492
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
  • 491 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 490

Bases of 491

  • Binary: 1111010112
  • Hexadecimal: 0x1EB
  • Base-36: DN

Squares and roots of 491

  • 491 squared (4912) is 241081
  • 491 cubed (4913) is 118370771
  • The square root of 491 is 22.1585198061
  • The cube root of 491 is 7.8890946041

Scales and comparisons

How big is 491?
  • 491 seconds is equal to 8 minutes, 11 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 491 would take you about four 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 491 cubic inches would be around 0.7 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 491

  • 491 backwards is 194
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 491's digits is 14
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