A Multiplication Based Logic Puzzle

879 and Level 4

879 consists of three consecutive numbers, 7, 8, 9, so it is divisible by 3.

879 is the hypotenuse of Pythagorean triple 204-855-879 which is 3 times (68-285-293)

Print the puzzles or type the solution on this excel file: 10-factors-875-885

  • 879 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 879 = 3 × 293
  • The exponents in the prime factorization are 1 and 1. Adding one to each and multiplying we get (1 + 1)(1 + 1) = 2 × 2 = 4. Therefore 879 has exactly 4 factors.
  • Factors of 879: 1, 3, 293, 879
  • Factor pairs: 879 = 1 × 879 or 3 × 293
  • 879 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √879 ≈ 29.64793

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