A Multiplication Based Logic Puzzle

926 Creepy Crawler

You may see lots of crazy creepy-crawling critters this Halloween. Some of them may look very scary.

This level 2 puzzle is really quite tame. Don’t be afraid of it!

Print the puzzles or type the solution on this excel file: 12 factors 923-931

926 is the sum of six consecutive prime numbers:
139 + 149 + 151 + 157 + 163 + 167 = 926

926 is repdigit 222 in BASE 21 because 2(21²) + 2(21) + 2(1) = 2(463) = 926

926 is also palindrome 1C1 in BASE 25 (C is 12 in base 10)

  • 926 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 926 = 2 × 463
  • 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 926 has exactly 4 factors.
  • Factors of 926: 1, 2, 463, 926
  • Factor pairs: 926 = 1 × 926 or 2 × 463
  • 926 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √926 ≈ 30.430248

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