972 is an even composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of eighteen divisors.
Prime factorization of 972:
22 × 35
(2 × 2 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3)
22 × 35(2 × 2 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3)
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 972 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 972
- Cardinal: 972 can be written as Nine hundred seventy-two.
- Scientific notation: 9.72 × 102
Factors of 972
- Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 2
- Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 7
- Sum of prime factors: 5
Divisors of 972
- Number of divisors d(n): 18
- Complete list of divisors:
- Sum of all divisors σ(n): 2548
- Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1576
- 972 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1576) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 604
Bases of 972
- Binary: 11110011002
- Hexadecimal: 0x3CC
- Base-36: R0
Squares and roots of 972
- 972 squared (9722) is 944784
- 972 cubed (9723) is 918330048
square rootof 972 is 31.1769145363
cube rootof 972 is 9.9057817467
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 972?
- 972 seconds is equal to 16 minutes, 12 seconds.
To count from 1 to 972 would take you about eight 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 972 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 972
- 972 backwards is 279
- 972 is a
- The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
- The sum of 972's digits is 18
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