# 1454 Happy Valentines’ Day

I hope that today and always you have lots of love in your heart and that you feel so much love from others. Have a wonderful Valentine’s Day!

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#### A Valentines Puzzle

Here is a Valentines themed mystery level puzzle from me to you:

#### Factors of 1454

• 1454 is a composite number.
• Prime factorization: 1454 = 2 × 727
• 1454 has no exponents greater than 1 in its prime factorization, so √1454 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 1454 has exactly 4 factors.
• The factors of 1454 are outlined with their factor pair partners in the graphic below.

#### Interesting Fact about the Number 1454:

From OEIS.org we learn that 11+444+555+444=1454.

#### Mathematical Valentine Tweets I’ve Seen Today:

I hope those tweets help fuel your love for mathematics. Have a very happy Valentines’ Day!

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