**244**= 2

^{2}x 61.

**244**has a representation as a sum of two squares:

**244**= 10

^{2}+ 12

^{2}. It is the second smallest sum of squares

*a*

^{2}+

*b*

^{2}where both

*a*and

*b*have more than one prime factor.

**244**is the smallest number (besides 2) that can be written as a sum of two squares (above) or the sum of two fifth powers:

**244**= 3

^{5}+ 1

^{5}.

**244**has the representation

**244**= 2

^{8}- 12.

**244**is a divisor of 13

^{3}- 1.

**244**was a proposed supersonic transport, but the project was cancelled in 1993.

Source: Prime Curios!