# 6

## 6 is an even composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 6 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 4 divisors.

6 is an even composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of four divisors.

## Prime factorization of 6:

### 2 × 3

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 6 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 6

• Cardinal: 6 can be written as Six.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 6 × 100

### Factors of 6

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 2
• Sum of prime factors: 5

### Divisors of 6

• Number of divisors d(n): 4
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 12
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 6
• 6 is a perfect number. It is exactly equal to the sum of its proper divisors.

• Binary: 1102
• Base-36: 6

### Squares and roots of 6

• 6 squared (62) is 36
• 6 cubed (63) is 216
• The square root of 6 is 2.4494897431
• The cube root of 6 is 1.8171205927

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 6?
• A cube with a volume of 6 cubic inches would be around 0.2 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 6

• 6 is the same when its digits are reversed! That makes it a palindromic number.
• 6 is a Harshad number.
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 1
• The sum of 6's digits is 6
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