# 550

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

What does the number 550 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 3 prime factors (large circles) and 12 divisors.

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

## Prime factorization of 550:

### 2 × 52 × 11

(2 × 5 × 5 × 11)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 550 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 550

• Cardinal: 550 can be written as Five hundred fifty.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 5.5 × 102

### Factors of 550

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 3
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
• Sum of prime factors: 18

### Divisors of 550

• Number of divisors d(n): 12
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1116
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 566
• 550 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (566) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 16

### Bases of 550

• Binary: 10001001102
• Base-36: FA

### Squares and roots of 550

• 550 squared (5502) is 302500
• 550 cubed (5503) is 166375000
• The square root of 550 is 23.4520787991
• The cube root of 550 is 8.1932127061

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 550?
• 550 seconds is equal to 9 minutes, 10 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 550 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 550 cubic inches would be around 0.7 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 550

• 550 backwards is 055
• 550 is a Harshad number.
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 550's digits is 10
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