# 498

## 498 is an even composite number composed of three prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 498 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 3 prime factors (large circles) and 8 divisors.

498 is an even composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of eight divisors.

## Prime factorization of 498:

### 2 × 3 × 83

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 498 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 498

• Cardinal: 498 can be written as Four hundred ninety-eight.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 4.98 × 102

### Factors of 498

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 3
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 3
• Sum of prime factors: 88

### Divisors of 498

• Number of divisors d(n): 8
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1008
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 510
• 498 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (510) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 12

### Bases of 498

• Binary: 1111100102
• Base-36: DU

### Squares and roots of 498

• 498 squared (4982) is 248004
• 498 cubed (4983) is 123505992
• The square root of 498 is 22.3159136045
• The cube root of 498 is 7.9264084445

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 498?
• 498 seconds is equal to 8 minutes, 18 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 498 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 498 cubic inches would be around 0.7 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 498

• 498 backwards is 894
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 498's digits is 21
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