# 838

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

What does the number 838 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 4 divisors.

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

## Prime factorization of 838:

### 2 × 419

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 838 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 838

• Cardinal: 838 can be written as Eight hundred thirty-eight.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 8.38 × 102

### Factors of 838

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 2
• Sum of prime factors: 421

### Divisors of 838

• Number of divisors d(n): 4
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1260
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 422
• 838 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (422) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 416

### Bases of 838

• Binary: 11010001102
• Base-36: NA

### Squares and roots of 838

• 838 squared (8382) is 702244
• 838 cubed (8383) is 588480472
• The square root of 838 is 28.9482296523
• The cube root of 838 is 9.4278936065

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 838?
• 838 seconds is equal to 13 minutes, 58 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 838 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 838 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 838

• 838 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 838's digits is 19
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