# 959

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

What does the number 959 look like?

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

959 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 959:

### 7 × 137

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 959 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 959

• Cardinal: 959 can be written as Nine hundred fifty-nine.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 9.59 × 102

### Factors of 959

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 2
• Sum of prime factors: 144

### Divisors of 959

• Number of divisors d(n): 4
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1104
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 145
• 959 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (145) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 814

### Bases of 959

• Binary: 11101111112
• Base-36: QN

### Squares and roots of 959

• 959 squared (9592) is 919681
• 959 cubed (9593) is 881974079
• The square root of 959 is 30.9677251345
• The cube root of 959 is 9.8614218127

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 959?
• 959 seconds is equal to 15 minutes, 59 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 959 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 959 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 959

• 959 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 959's digits is 23
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