A Multiplication Based Logic Puzzle

246 and Level 1

  • 246 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 246 = 2 x 3 x 41
  • The exponents in the prime factorization are 1, 1, and 1. Adding one to each and multiplying we get (1 + 1)(1 + 1)(1 + 1) = 2 x 2 x 2 = 8. Therefore 246 has 8 factors.
  • Factors of 246: 1, 2, 3, 6, 41, 82, 123, 246
  • Factor pairs: 246 = 1 x 246, 2 x 123, 3 x 82, or 6 x 41
  • 246 has no square factors so its square root cannot be simplified. √246 ≈ 15.684

 2014-39 Level 1

Print the puzzles or type the factors on this excel file: 10 Factors 2014-09-29

2014-39 Level 1 Factors

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