987
987 is an odd composite number composed of three prime numbers multiplied together.
987 is an odd composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of eight divisors.
Prime factorization of 987:
3^{} × 7^{} × 47^{}
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 987 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 987
 Cardinal: 987 can be written as Nine hundred eightyseven.
Scientific notation
 Scientific notation: 9.87 × 10^{2}
Factors of 987
Divisors of 987
Bases of 987
 Binary: 1111011011_{2}
 Hexadecimal: 0x3DB
 Base36: RF
Squares and roots of 987
Scales and comparisons
How big is 987? 987 seconds is equal to 16 minutes, 27 seconds.

To count from 1 to 987 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 randomlychosen 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 987 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 987
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