# 983

## 983 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 983 look like?

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

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

## Prime factorization of 983:

### 983

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 983 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 983

• Cardinal: 983 can be written as Nine hundred eighty-three.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 9.83 × 102

### Factors of 983

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 1
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 1
• Sum of prime factors: 983

### Divisors of 983

• Number of divisors d(n): 2
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 984
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1
• 983 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 982

### Bases of 983

• Binary: 11110101112
• Base-36: RB

### Squares and roots of 983

• 983 squared (9832) is 966289
• 983 cubed (9833) is 949862087
• The square root of 983 is 31.3528308131
• The cube root of 983 is 9.9430091547

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 983?
• 983 seconds is equal to 16 minutes, 23 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 983 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 983 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 983

• 983 backwards is 389
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 983's digits is 20
• More coming soon!