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.

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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
  • Hexadecimal: 0x3BF
  • 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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