A Multiplication Based Logic Puzzle

259 and Level 1

  • 259 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 259 = 7 x 37
  • 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 259 has 4 factors.
  • Factors of 259: 1, 7, 37, 259
  • Factor pairs: 259 = 1 x 259 or 7 x 37
  • 259 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √259 ≈ 16.093

Here’s a level 1 Find the Factors puzzle:

2014-41 Level 1

Print the puzzles or type the factors on this excel file: 10 Factors 2014-10-13

2014-41 Level 1 Factors

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