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

What does the number 686 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 8 divisors.

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

Prime factorization of 686:

2 × 73

(2 × 7 × 7 × 7)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 686 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 686

  • Cardinal: 686 can be written as Six hundred eighty-six.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 6.86 × 102

Factors of 686

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
  • Sum of prime factors: 9

Divisors of 686

  • Number of divisors d(n): 8
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1200
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 514
  • 686 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (514) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 172

Bases of 686

  • Binary: 10101011102
  • Hexadecimal: 0x2AE
  • Base-36: J2

Squares and roots of 686

  • 686 squared (6862) is 470596
  • 686 cubed (6863) is 322828856
  • The square root of 686 is 26.1916017075
  • The cube root of 686 is 8.8194473493

Scales and comparisons

How big is 686?
  • 686 seconds is equal to 11 minutes, 26 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 686 would take you about five 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 686 cubic inches would be around 0.7 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 686

  • 686 is the same when its digits are reversed! That makes it a palindromic number.
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 686's digits is 20
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