1357 and Level 1

Do you know the multiplication and division facts necessary to solve this puzzle? If you don’t, this puzzle will give you much-needed practice, so give it a try!

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 12 Factors 1357-1365

Here is some information about the puzzle number, 1357:

  • 1357 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 1357 = 23 × 59
  • 1357 has no exponents greater than 1 in its prime factorization, so √1357 cannot be simplified.
  • The exponents in the prime factorization are 1, and 1. Adding one to each exponent and multiplying we get (1 + 1)(1 + 1) = 2 × 2 = 4. Therefore 1357 has exactly 4 factors.
  • The factors of 1357 are outlined with their factor pair partners in the graphic below.

1, 3, 5, 7 are the first four odd numbers in order.

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