# 587

## 587 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 587 look like?

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

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

## Prime factorization of 587:

### 587

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 587 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 587

• Cardinal: 587 can be written as Five hundred eighty-seven.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 5.87 × 102

### Factors of 587

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
• Sum of prime factors: 587

### Divisors of 587

• Number of divisors d(n): 2
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 588
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
• 587 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 586

### Bases of 587

• Binary: 10010010112
• Base-36: GB

### Squares and roots of 587

• 587 squared (5872) is 344569
• 587 cubed (5873) is 202262003
• The square root of 587 is 24.2280828791
• The cube root of 587 is 8.3729667597

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 587?
• 587 seconds is equal to 9 minutes, 47 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 587 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 587 cubic inches would be around 0.7 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 587

• 587 backwards is 785
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 587's digits is 20
• More coming soon!