27 is a composite number. 27 = 1 x 27, or 3 x 9. Factors of 27: 1, 3, 9, 27. Prime factorization: 27 = 3 x 3 x 3, which can also be written 27 = 3³.
When 27 is a clue in the FIND THE FACTORS puzzles, the factors are always 3 and 9.
Look at these dice:
You might see a full house, but I see 14 Polar Bears around the ice-fishing hole.
What am I talking about?
Click on There are Polar Bears Round the Icehole, a fun puzzle to try on kids or adults. How many polar bears are around an ice-fishing hole? Get out your Yahtzee dice and see who can figure out the pattern of the riddle.