60 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 60:
22 × 3 × 5(2 × 2 × 3 × 5)
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 60 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 60
- Cardinal: 60 can be written as Sixty.
- Scientific notation: 6 × 101
Factors of 60
Divisors of 60
Bases of 60
- Binary: 1111002
- Hexadecimal: 0x3C
- Base-36: 1O
Squares and roots of 60
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 60?
- 60 seconds is equal to 1 minute.
To count from 1 to 60 would take you about thirty seconds.
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 60 cubic inches would be around 0.3 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 60
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