# 988

## 988 is an even composite number composed of three prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 988 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 3 prime factors (large circles) and 12 divisors.

988 is an even composite number. It is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of twelve divisors.

## Prime factorization of 988:

### 22 × 13 × 19

(2 × 2 × 13 × 19)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 988 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 988

• Cardinal: 988 can be written as Nine hundred eighty-eight.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 9.88 × 102

### Factors of 988

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 3
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
• Sum of prime factors: 34

### Divisors of 988

• Number of divisors d(n): 12
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 1960
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 972
• 988 is a deficient number, because the sum of its proper divisors (972) is less than itself. Its deficiency is 16

### Bases of 988

• Binary: 11110111002
• Base-36: RG

### Squares and roots of 988

• 988 squared (9882) is 976144
• 988 cubed (9883) is 964430272
• The square root of 988 is 31.4324672911
• The cube root of 988 is 9.9598389247

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 988?
• 988 seconds is equal to 16 minutes, 28 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 988 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 988 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 988

• 988 backwards is 889
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 988's digits is 25
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