1228 and Level 5

This level 5 puzzle has a row and a column with the exact same two clues. That ISN’T a good place to start this puzzle! Nevertheless, you can solve it, if you use logic and your knowledge of a basic 10 × 10 multiplication table. There is only one solution. Good luck!

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 10-factors-1221-1231

Now I’ll share some information about the number 1228:

  • 1228 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 1228 = 2 × 2 × 307, which can be written 1228 = 2² × 307
  • 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 1228 has exactly 6 factors.
  • Factors of 1228: 1, 2, 4, 307, 614, 1228
  • Factor pairs: 1228 = 1 × 1228, 2 × 614, or 4 × 307
  • Taking the factor pair with the largest square number factor, we get √1228 = (√4)(√307) = 2√307 ≈ 35.04283

1228 is repdigit 444 in BASE 17 because 4(17² + 17 + 1) = 4(307) = 1228

 

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1215 and Level 5

Level 5 puzzles are a little trickier than level 4 puzzles, but you can still use logic to find the unique solution to today’s puzzle. Stick with it!

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 12 factors 1211-1220

Here is some information about the number 1215:

  • 1215 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 1215 = 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 5, which can be written 1215 = 3⁵ × 5
  • The exponents in the prime factorization are 5 and 1. Adding one to each and multiplying we get (5 + 1)(1 + 1) = 6 × 2 = 12. Therefore 1215 has exactly 12 factors.
  • Factors of 1215: 1, 3, 5, 9, 15, 27, 45, 81, 135, 243, 405, 1215
  • Factor pairs: 1215 = 1 × 1215, 3 × 405, 5 × 243, 9 × 135, 15 × 81, or 27 × 45
  • Taking the factor pair with the largest square number factor, we get √1215 = (√81)(√15) = 9√15 ≈ 34.85685

1215 is the hypotenuse of a Pythagorean triple:
729-972-1215 which is (3-4-5) times 243

 

1205 and Level 5

These Level 5 puzzles always have at least one set of clues whose common factor can only be one number. Find it, and you’ll be able to proceed using just logic and basic multiplication facts. Have fun with it!

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 10-factors-1199-1210

Here are some facts about the number 1205:

  • 1205 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 1205 = 5 × 241
  • 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 1205 has exactly 4 factors.
  • Factors of 1205: 1, 5, 241, 1205
  • Factor pairs: 1205 = 1 × 1205 or 5 × 241
  • 1205 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √1205 ≈ 34.7131

26² + 23² = 1205
34² +  7² = 1205

1205 is the hypotenuse of FOUR Pythagorean triples:
147-1196-1205 calculated from 26² – 23², 2(26)(23), 26² + 23²
476-1107-1205 calculated from 2(34)(7), 34² –  7², 34² +  7²
600-1045-1205 which is 5 times (120-209-241)
723-964-1205 which is (3-4-5) times 241

1195 You Can Find the Answer in This Book

The new school year is underway. Much may have been forgotten over the summer. If you don’t quite remember all the multiplication tables, this puzzle book can help you remember them AND help your brain grow. You might still find it a challenge, but that only makes it more fun!

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 12 factors 1187-1198

Now I’ll share a few facts about the number 1195:

  • 1195 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 1195 = 5 × 239
  • 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 1195 has exactly 4 factors.
  • Factors of 1195: 1, 5, 239, 1195
  • Factor pairs: 1195 = 1 × 1195 or 5 × 239
  • 1195 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √1195 ≈ 34.56877

1195 is also the hypotenuse of a Pythagorean triple:
717-956-1195 which is (3-4-5) times 239

1167 and Level 5

Will some of the tricky clues in this level 5 puzzle fool you? They won’t if you only write factors of which you are 100% sure. Always use logic. Never guess and check.

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

Now I’ll write a little bit about the number 1167:

  • 1167 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 1167 = 3 × 389
  • 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 1167 has exactly 4 factors.
  • Factors of 1167: 1, 3, 389, 1167
  • Factor pairs: 1167 = 1 × 1167 or 3 × 389
  • 1167 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √1167 ≈ 34.16138

1167 is the hypotenuse of a Pythagorean triple:
567-1020-1167 which is 3 times (189-340-389)

1167 is palindrome 5D5 in BASE 14 (D is 13 base 10)
because 5(14²) + 13(14) + 5(1) = 1167

1154 and Level 5

I’m sure you can have a lot of fun solving this puzzle. Remember to use logic before you write down any of the factors, and it will be fun instead of frustrating.

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 10-factors-1148-1160

Now I’ll share some facts about the number 1154:

  • 1154 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 1154 = 2 × 577
  • 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 1154 has exactly 4 factors.
  • Factors of 1154: 1, 2, 577, 1154
  • Factor pairs: 1154 = 1 × 1154 or 2 × 577
  • 1154 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √1154 ≈ 33.97058

1154 is the sum of eight consecutive prime numbers:
127 + 131 + 137 + 139 + 149 + 151 + 157 + 163 = 1154

25² + 23² = 1154

1154 is the hypotenuse of a Pythagorean triple:
96-1150-1154 calculated from 25² – 23², 2(25)(23), 25² + 23²

1154 is palindrome 202 in BASE 24
because 2(24²) + 2(1) = 2(24² + 1) = 2(577) = 1154

Did you notice that 1154 has a relationship with 23², 24², and 25²?

1142 and Level 5

If you start in the right place, you will be able to solve this puzzle using logic and basic multiplication facts. Don’t get discouraged, if you make a mistake. I know you can figure this one out!

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 12 factors 1134-1147

Here are some facts about the number 1142:

  • 1142 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 1142 = 2 × 571
  • 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 1142 has exactly 4 factors.
  • Factors of 1142: 1, 2, 571, 1142
  • Factor pairs: 1142 = 1 × 1142 or 2 × 571
  • 1142 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √1142 ≈ 33.79349

1142 is a palindrome in three different bases:
It’s 949 in BASE 11 because 9(11²) + 4(11) + 9(1) = 1142,
3G3 in BASE 17 (G is 16 base 10) because 3(17²) + 16(17) + 3(1) = 1142,
and 2H2 in BASE 20 (H is 17 base 10) because 2(20²) + 17(20) + 2(1) = 1142

 

1127 and Level 5

If the clues in this puzzle were in a Find the Factors 1 – 12, puzzle, the needed factors might be completely different than the ones in this puzzle’s solution. Fortunately, we can only use factors from 1 to 10, so this puzzle will make you think, but shouldn’t be so difficult.

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 10-factors-1121-1133

Here are a few facts about the number 1127:

  • 1127 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 1127 = 7 × 7 × 23, which can be written 1127 = 7² × 23
  • 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 1127 has exactly 6 factors.
  • Factors of 1127: 1, 7, 23, 49, 161, 1127
  • Factor pairs: 1127 = 1 × 1127, 7 × 161, or 23 × 49
  • Taking the factor pair with the largest square number factor, we get √1127 = (√49)(√23) = 7√23 ≈ 33.57082

1127 is palindrome 5115 in BASE 6 because 5(6³) + 1(6²) + 1(6) + 5(1) = 1127

1117 and Level 5

Can you solve this Level 5 puzzle or will it make you feel like toast? Seriously, I think it’s a little easier than the previous puzzle, so give it a try. You might just become the toast of the town!

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 12 factors 1111-1119

Now I’ll share some information about the number 1117:

  • 1117 is a prime number.
  • Prime factorization: 1117 is prime.
  • The exponent of prime number 1117 is 1. Adding 1 to that exponent we get (1 + 1) = 2. Therefore 1117 has exactly 2 factors.
  • Factors of 1117: 1, 1117
  • Factor pairs: 1117 = 1 × 1117
  • 1117 has no square factors that allow its square root to be simplified. √1117 ≈ 33.42155

How do we know that 1117 is a prime number? If 1117 were not a prime number, then it would be divisible by at least one prime number less than or equal to √1117 ≈ 33.4. Since 1117 cannot be divided evenly by 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29 or 31, we know that 1117 is a prime number.

26² + 21² = 1117

1117 is the hypotenuse of a Pythagorean triple:
235-1092-1117 calculated from 26² – 21², 2(26)(21), 26² + 21²

Here’s another way we know that 1117 is a prime number: Since its last two digits divided by 4 leave a remainder of 1, and 26² + 21² = 1117 with 26 and 21 having no common prime factors, 1117 will be prime unless it is divisible by a prime number Pythagorean triple hypotenuse less than or equal to √1117 ≈ 33.4. Since 1117 is not divisible by 5, 13, 17, or 29, we know that 1117 is a prime number.

1117 is palindrome 151 in BASE 31 because 1(31²) + 5(31) + 1(1) = 1117

1107 and Level 5

Some of this puzzle might be a little tricky, but you won’t allow it to trick you, right? Of course not!

Print the puzzles or type the solution in this excel file: 10-factors-1102-1110

Let me tell you something about the number 1107:

  • 1107 is a composite number.
  • Prime factorization: 1107 = 3 × 3 × 3 × 41, which can be written 1107 = 3³ × 41
  • The exponents in the prime factorization are 1 and 3. Adding one to each and multiplying we get (3 + 1)(1 + 1) = 4 × 2 = 8. Therefore 1107 has exactly 8 factors.
  • Factors of 1107: 1, 3, 9, 27, 41, 123, 369, 1107
  • Factor pairs: 1107 = 1 × 1107, 3 × 369, 9 × 123, or 27 × 41
  • Taking the factor pair with the largest square number factor, we get √1107 = (√9)(√123) = 3√123 ≈ 33.27161

1107 is the hypotenuse of a Pythagorean triple:
243-1080-1107 which is 27 times (9-40-41)