- 318 is a composite number.
- Prime factorization: 318 = 2 x 3 x 53
- 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 318 has exactly 8 factors.
- Factors of 318: 1, 2, 3, 6, 53, 106, 159, 318
- Factor pairs: 318 = 1 x 318, 2 x 159, 3 x 106, or 6 x 53
- 318 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √318 ≈ 17.833

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