888

888 is an even composite number composed of three prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 888 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 3 prime factors (large circles) and 16 divisors.

888 is an even composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of sixteen divisors.

Prime factorization of 888:

23 × 3 × 37

(2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 37)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 888 from the Numbermatics database.


Names of 888

  • Cardinal: 888 can be written as Eight hundred eighty-eight.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 8.88 × 102

Factors of 888

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 3
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 5
  • Sum of prime factors: 42

Divisors of 888

  • Number of divisors d(n): 16
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 2280
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1392
  • 888 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1392) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 504

Bases of 888

  • Binary: 11011110002
  • Hexadecimal: 0x378
  • Base-36: OO

Squares and roots of 888

  • 888 squared (8882) is 788544
  • 888 cubed (8883) is 700227072
  • The square root of 888 is 29.7993288515
  • The cube root of 888 is 9.6117910675

Scales and comparisons

How big is 888?
  • 888 seconds is equal to 14 minutes, 48 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 888 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 888 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 888

  • 888 is the same when its digits are reversed! That makes it a palindromic number.
  • 888 is a Harshad number.
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 888's digits is 24
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