A Multiplication Based Logic Puzzle

565 and Level 1

565 is the sum of consecutive primes: 181 + 191 + 193 = 565.

565 is the sum of two squares two different ways: 565 = (22^2) + (9^2), and 565 = (23^2) + (6^2).

565 is the hypotenuse of four Pythagorean triples. The greatest common factor of two of them is 1 because they are primitives. Which of these triples are not primitive, and what is the greatest common factor of each of them?

  • 75-560-565
  • 276-493-565
  • 339-452-565
  • 396-403-565

565 Puzzle

Print the puzzles or type the solution on this excel file: 12 Factors 2015-07-27

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  • 565 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 565 = 5 x 113
  • 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 565 has exactly 4 factors.
  • Factors of 565: 1, 5, 113, 565
  • Factor pairs: 565 = 1 x 565 or 5 x 113
  • 565 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √565 ≈ 23.7697

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565 Factors

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