The Natural Number 256

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Properties of the Number 256

  • Because 256 is divisible by 2 ...
    • 256 is an even number
    • 256 has parity 0
    • 256 is not an odd number
  • Because 256 can be factored as 2 x 128 ...
    • 256 is a composite number
    • 256 is not a prime number

Alternative Representations of the Number 256

  • Base 2 (binary): 100000000
  • Base 8 (octal): 400
  • Base 16 (hexadecimal): 100
  • Roman numeral: CCLVI
  • Words: two hundred fifty-six

Divisors of the Number 256

  • 256 has 9 positive divisors: 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256
    • The sum of the positive divisors is 511
  • 256 has 8 proper divisors: 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128
    • The sum of the proper divisors is 255
  • 256 is a deficient number since the sum of the proper divisors is less than 256
  • 256 is not a perfect number
  • 256 is not an abundant number

More Properties of the Number 256

  • 256 is a square number (i.e., square of the natural number 16)
  • 256 is not a cube number
  • 256 is not a palindromic number
  • 256 is not a Fibonacci number
  • 256 is not a Lucas number

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