878

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

What does the number 878 look like?

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

878 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 878:

2 × 439

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 878 from the Numbermatics database.


Names of 878

  • Cardinal: 878 can be written as Eight hundred seventy-eight.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 8.78 × 102

Factors of 878

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 2
  • Sum of prime factors: 441

Divisors of 878

  • Number of divisors d(n): 4
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1320
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 442
  • 878 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (442) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 436

Bases of 878

  • Binary: 11011011102
  • Hexadecimal: 0x36E
  • Base-36: OE

Squares and roots of 878

  • 878 squared (8782) is 770884
  • 878 cubed (8783) is 676836152
  • The square root of 878 is 29.6310647803
  • The cube root of 878 is 9.5755744803

Scales and comparisons

How big is 878?
  • 878 seconds is equal to 14 minutes, 38 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 878 would take you about seven 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 878 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 878

  • 878 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 878's digits is 23
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