98 (ninety-eight) is a positive integer following 97 and preceding 99. Its ordinal form is written "ninety-eighth" or 98th.


98 is an even composite number[1].

In googology

In Greek-based number-naming systems, 98 is associated with prefix "octoenneaconta-", and with prefix "octononaginti-" in Latin systems.

It is a lower bound for the 8th output of the xi function, meaning that Ξ(8) is at least 98.


  1. OEIS, Sequence A002808 (accessed 2021-02-07)
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