79 is a prime number. Like all primes greater than two, it is odd and has no factors apart from itself and one.

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

Prime factorization of 79:


See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 79 from the Numbermatics database.

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Names of 79

  • Cardinal: 79 can be written as Seventy-nine.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 7.9 × 101

Factors of 79

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
  • Sum of prime factors: 79

Divisors of 79

  • Number of divisors d(n): 2
  • Complete list of divisors:
    1 79
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 80
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
  • 79 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 78

Bases of 79

  • Binary: 1001111 2
  • Hexadecimal: 0x4F
  • Base-36: 27

Squares and roots of 79

  • 79 squared (792) is 6241
  • 79 cubed (793) is 493039
  • The square root of 79 is 8.8881944173
  • The cube root of 79 is 4.2908404271

Scales and comparisons

How big is 79?
  • 79 seconds is equal to 1 minute, 19 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 79 would take you about thirty-nine 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.

    Note: we do not count involuntary pauses, bathroom breaks or the necessity of sleep in our calculation!

  • A cube with a volume of 79 cubic inches would be around 0.4 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 79

  • 79 backwards is 97
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 2
  • The sum of 79's digits is 16
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