990 is an even composite number composed of four prime numbers multiplied together.

What does the number 990 look like?

This visualization shows the relationship between its 4 prime factors (large circles) and 24 divisors.

990 is an even composite number. It is composed of four distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of twenty-four divisors.

Prime factorization of 990:

2 × 32 × 5 × 11

(2 × 3 × 3 × 5 × 11)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 990 from the Numbermatics database.

Names of 990

  • Cardinal: 990 can be written as Nine hundred ninety.

Scientific notation

  • Scientific notation: 9.9 × 102

Factors of 990

  • Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 4
  • Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 5
  • Sum of prime factors: 21

Divisors of 990

  • Number of divisors d(n): 24
  • Complete list of divisors:
  • Sum of all divisors σ(n): 2808
  • Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1818
  • 990 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1818) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 828

Bases of 990

  • Binary: 11110111102
  • Hexadecimal: 0x3DE
  • Base-36: RI

Squares and roots of 990

  • 990 squared (9902) is 980100
  • 990 cubed (9903) is 970299000
  • The square root of 990 is 31.4642654451
  • The cube root of 990 is 9.9665549341

Scales and comparisons

How big is 990?
  • 990 seconds is equal to 16 minutes, 30 seconds.
  • To count from 1 to 990 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 990 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.

Recreational maths with 990

  • 990 backwards is 099
  • 990 is a Harshad number.
  • The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
  • The sum of 990's digits is 18
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