A Multiplication Based Logic Puzzle

267 and Level 6

  • 267 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 267 = 3 x 89
  • 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 267 has 4 factors.
  • Factors of 267: 1, 3, 89, 267
  • Factor pairs: 267 = 1 x 267 or 3 x 89
  • 267 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √267 ≈ 16.3401

Can you solve this level 6 puzzle? Possible steps to logically arrive at the solution are given at the end of the post.

2014-41 Level 6

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

2014-41 Level 6 Logic

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