# 956

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

What does the number 956 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 2 prime factors (large circles) and 6 divisors.

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

## Prime factorization of 956:

### 22 × 239

(2 × 2 × 239)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 956 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 956

• Cardinal: 956 can be written as Nine hundred fifty-six.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 9.56 × 102

### Factors of 956

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 3
• Sum of prime factors: 241

### Divisors of 956

• Number of divisors d(n): 6
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1680
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 724
• 956 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (724) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 232

### Bases of 956

• Binary: 11101111002
• Base-36: QK

### Squares and roots of 956

• 956 squared (9562) is 913936
• 956 cubed (9563) is 873722816
• The square root of 956 is 30.9192496675
• The cube root of 956 is 9.8511280457

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 956?
• 956 seconds is equal to 15 minutes, 56 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 956 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 956 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 956

• 956 backwards is 659
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 956's digits is 20
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