978 is an even composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of eight divisors.
Prime factorization of 978:
2 × 3 × 163
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 978 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 978
- Cardinal: 978 can be written as Nine hundred seventy-eight.
- Scientific notation: 9.78 × 102
Factors of 978
Divisors of 978
Bases of 978
- Binary: 11110100102
- Hexadecimal: 0x3D2
- Base-36: R6
Squares and roots of 978
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 978?
- 978 seconds is equal to 16 minutes, 18 seconds.
To count from 1 to 978 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 978 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 978
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