It is a tau number, because it is divible by the number of its divisors (48).
It is a congruent number.
279872 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 79872, and also a Zumkeller number, because its divisors can be partitioned in two sets with the same sum (114660).
It is a pseudoperfect number, because it is the sum of a subset of its proper divisors.
79872 is a wasteful number, since it uses less digits than its factorization.
79872 is an evil number, because the sum of its binary digits is even.
The square root of 79872 is about 282.6163477225. The cubic root of 79872 is about 43.0657008967.
The spelling of 79872 in words is "seventy-nine thousand, eight hundred seventy-two".