A Multiplication Based Logic Puzzle

634 and Level 6

634 is the sum of the eighteen prime numbers from 5 to 71. Can you name them all?

Every natural number greater than 2 is part of at least one Pythagorean triple. Where can we find 634 in a Pythagorean triple?

  • 634 is the hypotenuse of only one Pythagorean triple: 150-616-634.
  • Also 634 is a leg in exactly one triple: 634-100488-100490.

The greatest common factor for either triple is 2.

634 Puzzle

Print the puzzles or type the solution on this excel file: 10 Factors 2015-09-28

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  • 634 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 634 = 2 x 317
  • 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 634 has exactly 4 factors.
  • Factors of 634: 1, 2, 317, 634
  • Factor pairs: 634 = 1 x 634 or 2 x 317
  • 634 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √634 ≈ 25.1793566.

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634 Logic

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