It is an alternating number because its digits alternate between even and odd.
It is a nialpdrome in base 16.
It is a zygodrome in base 16.
It is a self number, because there is not a number n which added to its sum of digits gives 47872.
It is an unprimeable number.
247872 is an apocalyptic number.
It is an amenable number.
It is a practical number, because each smaller number is the sum of distinct divisors of 47872, and also a Zumkeller number, because its divisors can be partitioned in two sets with the same sum (55188).
It is a pseudoperfect number, because it is the sum of a subset of its proper divisors.
47872 is a wasteful number, since it uses less digits than its factorization.
47872 is an evil number, because the sum of its binary digits is even.
The square root of 47872 is about 218.7967092988. The cubic root of 47872 is about 36.3100787329.
The spelling of 47872 in words is "forty-seven thousand, eight hundred seventy-two".