There are thirteen clues in this Mystery Level Find the Factors 1 – 12 puzzle. Will those thirteen clues bring you good luck or bad? The logic needed to solve the puzzle may be a bit complicated, but if you stick with it, you will figure it out. Good luck to you!

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 12 factors 1161-1173

Let me share some facts about the number 1172:

- 1172 is a composite number.
- Prime factorization: 1172 = 2 × 2 × 293, which can be written 1172 = 2
**²**× 293 - The exponents in the prime factorization are 2 and 1. Adding one to each and multiplying we get (2 + 1)(1 + 1) = 3 × 2 = 6. Therefore 1172 has exactly 6 factors.
- Factors of 1172: 1, 2, 4, 293, 586, 1172
- Factor pairs: 1172 = 1 × 1172, 2 × 586, or 4 × 293
- Taking the factor pair with the largest square number factor, we get √1172 = (√4)(√293) = 2√293 ≈ 34.23449

1172 is the sum of six consecutive prime numbers:

181 + 191 + 193 + 197 + 199 + 211 = 1172

34² + 4² = 1172

1172 is the hypotenuse of a Pythagorean triple:

272-1140-1172 calculated from 2(34)(4), 34² – 4², 34² + 4²

It is also **4** times (68-285-**293**)

1172 is a palindrome in a couple of bases:

It’s 818 in BASE 12 because 8(12²) + 1(12) + 8(1) = 1172,

and 494 in BASE 16 4(16²) + 9(16) + 4(1) = 1172