# 996

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

What does the number 996 look like?

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

996 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 996:

### 22 × 3 × 83

(2 × 2 × 3 × 83)

See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 996 from the Numbermatics database.

### Names of 996

• Cardinal: 996 can be written as Nine hundred ninety-six.

### Scientific notation

• Scientific notation: 9.96 × 102

### Factors of 996

• Number of distinct prime factors ω(n): 3
• Total number of prime factors Ω(n): 4
• Sum of prime factors: 88

### Divisors of 996

• Number of divisors d(n): 12
• Complete list of divisors:
• Sum of all divisors σ(n): 2352
• Sum of proper divisors (its aliquot sum) s(n): 1356
• 996 is an abundant number, because the sum of its proper divisors (1356) is greater than itself. Its abundance is 360

### Bases of 996

• Binary: 11111001002
• Hexadecimal: 0x3E4
• Base-36: RO

### Squares and roots of 996

• 996 squared (9962) is 992016
• 996 cubed (9963) is 988047936
• The square root of 996 is 31.5594676761
• The cube root of 996 is 9.9866488493

### Scales and comparisons

How big is 996?
• 996 seconds is equal to 16 minutes, 36 seconds.
• To count from 1 to 996 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 996 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.

### Recreational maths with 996

• 996 backwards is 699
• The number of decimal digits it has is: 3
• The sum of 996's digits is 24
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