# 5987

## 5,987 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 5987 look like?

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

5987 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.

## Prime factorization of 5987:

### 5987

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 5987 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 5987

• Cardinal: 5987 can be written as Five thousand, nine hundred eighty-seven.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 5.987 × 103

### Factors of 5987

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
• Sum of prime factors: 5987

### Divisors of 5987

• Number of divisors d(n): 2
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 5988
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
• 5987 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 5986

### Bases of 5987

• Binary: 10111011000112
• Base-36: 4MB

### Squares and roots of 5987

• 5987 squared (59872) is 35844169
• 5987 cubed (59873) is 214599039803
• The square root of 5987 is 77.3757067819
• The cube root of 5987 is 18.1580727899

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 5987?
• 5,987 seconds is equal to 1 hour, 39 minutes, 47 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 5,987 would take you about thirty-nine 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 5987 cubic inches would be around 1.5 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 5987

• 5987 backwards is 7895
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 4
• The sum of 5987's digits is 29
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