97 is a prime number. Like all primes greater than two, it is odd and has no factors apart from itself and one.

What does the number 97 look like?

As a prime, it is not composed of any other numbers and has no internal structure.

97 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.

Prime factorization of 97:


See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 97 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 97

  • Cardinal: 97 can be written as Ninety-seven.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 9.7 × 101

Factors of 97

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
  • Sum of prime factors: 97

Divisors of 97

  • Number of divisors d(n): 2
  • Complete list of divisors:
    1 97
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 98
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
  • 97 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 96

Bases of 97

  • Binary: 11000012
  • Hexadecimal: 0x61
  • Base-36: 2P

Squares and roots of 97

  • 97 squared (972) is 9409
  • 97 cubed (973) is 912673
  • The square root of 97 is 9.8488578018
  • The cube root of 97 is 4.5947008923

Scales and comparisons

How big is 97?
  • 97 seconds is equal to 1 minute, 37 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 97 would take you about forty-eight seconds.

    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 97 cubic inches would be around 0.4 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 97

  • 97 backwards is 79
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 2
  • The sum of 97's digits is 16
  • More coming soon!

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