73 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 73 look like?

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

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

Prime factorization of 73:


See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 73 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 73

  • Cardinal: 73 can be written as Seventy-three.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 7.3 × 101

Factors of 73

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
  • Sum of prime factors: 73

Divisors of 73

  • Number of divisors d(n): 2
  • Complete list of divisors:
    1 73
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 74
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
  • 73 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 72

Bases of 73

  • Binary: 10010012
  • Hexadecimal: 0x49
  • Base-36: 21

Squares and roots of 73

  • 73 squared (732) is 5329
  • 73 cubed (733) is 389017
  • The square root of 73 is 8.5440037455
  • The cube root of 73 is 4.1793391963

Scales and comparisons

How big is 73?
  • 73 seconds is equal to 1 minute, 13 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 73 would take you about thirty-six 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 73 cubic inches would be around 0.3 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 73

  • 73 backwards is 37
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 2
  • The sum of 73's digits is 10
  • More coming soon!

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