729 is an odd composite number. It is composed of a single prime number multiplied by itself five times.

What does the number 729 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 1 prime factors (large circles) and 7 divisors.

729 is an odd composite number. It is composed of one distinct prime number multiplied by itself five times. It has a total of seven divisors.

Prime factorization of 729:


(3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 729 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 729

  • Cardinal: 729 can be written as Seven hundred twenty-nine.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 7.29 × 102

Factors of 729

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 6
  • Sum of prime factors: 3

Divisors of 729

  • Number of divisors d(n): 7
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1093
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 364
  • 729 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (364) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 365

Bases of 729

  • Binary: 10110110012
  • Hexadecimal: 0x2D9
  • Base-36: K9

Squares and roots of 729

  • 729 squared (7292) is 531441
  • 729 cubed (7293) is 387420489
  • 729 is a perfect square number. Its square root is 27
  • 729 is a perfect cube number. Its cube root is 9
  • Being both a perfect square and a perfect cube, 729 is also a perfect sixth number.

Scales and comparisons

How big is 729?
  • 729 seconds is equal to 12 minutes, 9 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 729 would take you about six 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 729 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 729

  • 729 backwards is 927
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 729's digits is 18
  • More coming soon!

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