# 5879

## 5,879 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 5879 look like?

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

5879 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.

## Prime factorization of 5879:

### 5879

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 5879 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 5879

• Cardinal: 5879 can be written as Five thousand, eight hundred seventy-nine.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 5.879 × 103

### Factors of 5879

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
• Sum of prime factors: 5879

### Divisors of 5879

• Number of divisors d(n): 2
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 5880
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
• 5879 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 5878

### Bases of 5879

• Binary: 10110111101112
• Base-36: 4JB

### Squares and roots of 5879

• 5879 squared (58792) is 34562641
• 5879 cubed (58793) is 203193766439
• The square root of 5879 is 76.6746372669
• The cube root of 5879 is 18.0482245935

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 5879?
• 5,879 seconds is equal to 1 hour, 37 minutes, 59 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 5,879 would take you about thirty-seven 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 5879 cubic inches would be around 1.5 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 5879

• 5879 backwards is 9785
• 5879 is a twin prime! Its twin is 5881
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
• The sum of 5879's digits is 29
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