Almost one-third of the numbers from 1301 to 1400 have 4 factors. Only 1/5 of the numbers have 8 factors.

Since 1/3 is significantly bigger than 1/5, the amount of factors for these numbers wouldn’t make a very exciting horse race. Here is the breakdown:

- 11 numbers had 2 factors
- 1 number had 3 factors
- 32 numbers had 4 factors
- 7 numbers had 6 factors
- 20 numbers had 8 factors
- 2 numbers had 10 factors
- 13 numbers had 12 factors
- 4 numbers had 16 factors
- 1 number had 18 factors
- 2 numbers had 20 factors
- 5 numbers had 24 factors
- 1 number had 28 factors
- 1 number had 32 factors

The rosy looking numbers have square roots that can be simplified, and that is only 37% of the numbers listed.

You may not expect it, but 1400 is one of the numbers with 24 factors. Let me tell you a little bit about 1400 and why it has so many factors:

- 1400 is a composite number.
- Prime factorization: 1400 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 5 × 5 × 7, which can be written 1400 = 2³ × 5² × 7
- 1400 has at least one exponent greater than 1 in its prime factorization so √1400 can be simplified. Taking the factor pair from the factor pair table below with the largest square number factor, we get √1400 = (√100)(√14) = 10√14
- The exponents in the prime factorization are 3, 2, and 1. Adding one to each exponent and multiplying we get (3 + 1)(2 + 1)(1 + 1) = 4 × 3 × 2 = 24. Therefore 1400 has exactly 24 factors.
- The factors of 1400 are outlined with their factor pair partners in the graphic below.

1400 is the hypotenuse of TWO Pythagorean triples:

392-1344-1400 which is (7-24-**25**) times **56**

840-1120-1400 which is (3-4-**5**) times **280**

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