87 is an odd composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of four divisors.
Prime factorization of 87:
3 × 29
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 87 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 87
- Cardinal: 87 can be written as Eighty-seven.
- Scientific notation: 8.7 × 101
Factors of 87
Divisors of 87
Bases of 87
- Binary: 10101112
- Hexadecimal: 0x57
- Base-36: 2F
Squares and roots of 87
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 87?
- 87 seconds is equal to 1 minute, 27 seconds.
To count from 1 to 87 would take you about forty-three 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 87 cubic inches would be around 0.4 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 87
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