999 is an odd composite number. It is composed of two distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It has a total of eight divisors.
Prime factorization of 999:
33 × 37(3 × 3 × 3 × 37)
See below for interesting mathematical facts about the number 999 from the Numbermatics database.
Names of 999
- Cardinal: 999 can be written as Nine hundred ninety-nine.
- Scientific notation: 9.99 × 102
Factors of 999
Divisors of 999
Bases of 999
- Binary: 11111001112
- Hexadecimal: 0x3E7
- Base-36: RR
Squares and roots of 999
Scales and comparisonsHow big is 999?
- 999 seconds is equal to 16 minutes, 39 seconds.
To count from 1 to 999 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 999 cubic inches would be around 0.8 feet tall.
Recreational maths with 999
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