997 is a prime number. Like all primes greater than two, it is odd and has no factors apart from itself and one.
997 is a prime number. Like all primes (except two), it is an odd number.
Prime factorization of 997:
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 997 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 997
- Cardinal: 997 can be written as Nine hundred ninety-seven.
- Scientific notation: 9.97 × 102
Factors of 997
Divisors of 997
Bases of 997
- Binary: 11111001012
- Hexadecimal: 0x3E5
- Base-36: RP
Squares and roots of 997
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 997?
- 997 seconds is equal to 16 minutes, 37 seconds.
To count from 1 to 997 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 997 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 997
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