Tuesday, August 31

factors of 108


Let us learn about factors of 108


108 is a composite number because 108 have factors other than 1 & itself. 108 is not a prime number.

The 12 factors of 108 are as follows 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, 27, 36, 54, 108

The factor pairs of 108 are as follows 1 x 108, 2 x 54, 3 x 36, 4 x 27, 6 x 18, & 9 x 12.

The proper factors of 108 are as follows 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, 27, 36, & 54

The prime factors of 108 are as follows 2, 2, 3, 3, & 3.

Points to remember: There is repetition of these factors, therefore if the prime factors are being listed instead of the prime factorization & usually only the distinct prime factors are listed.

The 2 distinct prime factors of 108. They are 2 and 3.

The prime factorization of 108 are as follows 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 3 or, in index form 22 x 33.

Points to remember: There cannot be similar factors, a least common multiple or a greatest common factor because "common" refers to factors or multiples that 2 or more numbers have in common.

In our next blog we shall learn about graham's law of diffusion I hope the above explanation was useful.Keep reading and leave your comments.

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