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 eighty-seven.
- Scientific notation: 9.87 × 102
Factors of 987
Divisors of 987
Bases of 987
- Binary: 11110110112
- Hexadecimal: 0x3DB
- Base-36: RF
Squares and roots of 987
Scales and comparisonsHow 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 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 987 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 987
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