# 496

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

What does the number 496 look like?

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

496 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 496:

### 24 × 31

(2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 31)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 496 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 496

• Cardinal: 496 can be written as Four hundred ninety-six.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 4.96 × 102

### Factors of 496

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 5
• Sum of prime factors: 33

### Divisors of 496

• Number of divisors d(n): 10
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 992
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 496
• 496 is a perfect number. It is exactly equal to the sum of its proper divisors.

### Bases of 496

• Binary: 1111100002
• Base-36: DS

### Squares and roots of 496

• 496 squared (4962) is 246016
• 496 cubed (4963) is 122023936
• The square root of 496 is 22.2710574513
• The cube root of 496 is 7.9157832195

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 496?
• 496 seconds is equal to 8 minutes, 16 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 496 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 496 cubic inches would be around 0.7 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 496

• 496 backwards is 694
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 496's digits is 19
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