Can you find the greatest common factor of the three numbers in this Pythagorean triple 156-455-**481**? Or in Pythagorean triple 185-444-**481**?

481 is also the hypotenuse in two primitive Pythagorean triples: 319-360-**481 **and 31-480-**481**. Since they are primitive triples, their greatest common factor is 1.

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- 481 is a composite number.
- Prime factorization: 481 = 13 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 481 has exactly 4 factors.
- Factors of 481: 1, 13, 37, 481
- Factor pairs: 481 = 1 x 481 or 13 x 37
- 481 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √481 ≈ 21.93171

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