A Multiplication Based Logic Puzzle

206 and Level 6

  • 206 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 206 = 2 x 103
  • The exponents in the prime factorization are 1 and 1. Adding one to each and multiplying we get (1 + 1)(1 + 1) = 2 x 2 = 4. Therefore 206 has exactly 4 factors.
  • Factors of 206: 1, 2, 103, 206
  • Factor pairs: 206 = 1 x 206 or 2 x 103
  • 206 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √206 ≈ 14.35270009

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 2014-32 Level 6

Excel file of puzzles and previous week’s factor solutions: 12 Factors 2014-08-11

2014-32 Level 6 Logic

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