531 is an odd composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 531 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 6 divisors.

531 is an odd composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of six divisors.

Prime factorization of 531:

32 × 59

(3 × 3 × 59)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 531 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 531

  • Cardinal: 531 can be written as Five hundred thirty-one.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 5.31 × 102

Factors of 531

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 3
  • Sum of prime factors: 62

Divisors of 531

  • Number of divisors d(n): 6
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 780
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 249
  • 531 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (249) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 282

Bases of 531

  • Binary: 10000100112
  • Hexadecimal: 0x213
  • Base-36: ER

Squares and roots of 531

  • 531 squared (5312) is 281961
  • 531 cubed (5313) is 149721291
  • The square root of 531 is 23.0434372437
  • The cube root of 531 is 8.0977588679

Scales and comparisons

How big is 531?
  • 531 seconds is equal to 8 minutes, 51 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 531 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 531 cubic inches would be around 0.7 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 531

  • 531 backwards is 135
  • 531 is a Harshad number.
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 531's digits is 9
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