879

879 is an odd composite number composed of two prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 879 look like?

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

879 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 879:

3 × 293

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 879 from the Numbermatics database.


Names of 879

  • Cardinal: 879 can be written as Eight hundred seventy-nine.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 8.79 × 102

Factors of 879

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 2
  • Sum of prime factors: 296

Divisors of 879

  • Number of divisors d(n): 4
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1176
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 297
  • 879 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (297) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 582

Bases of 879

  • Binary: 11011011112
  • Hexadecimal: 0x36F
  • Base-36: OF

Squares and roots of 879

  • 879 squared (8792) is 772641
  • 879 cubed (8793) is 679151439
  • The square root of 879 is 29.6479341607
  • The cube root of 879 is 9.5792084749

Scales and comparisons

How big is 879?
  • 879 seconds is equal to 14 minutes, 39 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 879 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 879 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 879

  • 879 backwards is 978
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 879's digits is 24
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