1315 Peppermint Stick

 

A red, green, and white peppermint stick can be used to stir hot chocolate or enjoyed as a candy for a long time. Will it take you very long to solve this peppermint stick puzzle? May you find sweet success as you find all the factors!

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 12 factors 1311-1319

Now I’ll share some facts about the number 1315:

  • 1315 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 1315 = 5 × 263
  • 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 1315 has exactly 4 factors.
  • Factors of 1315: 1, 5, 263, 1315
  • Factor pairs: 1315 = 1 × 1315 or 5 × 263
  • 1315 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √1315 ≈ 36.26293

1315 is the sum of three consecutive prime numbers:
433 + 439 + 443 = 1315

1315 is the hypotenuse of a Pythagorean triple:
789-1052-1315 which is (3-4-5) times 263

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