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What Are the Factors of 147?

The factors of 147 are 1, 3, 7, 21, 49, 147.

The way to calculate the factors of 147 is as follows. 1 and 147 are the first two factors.


  1. Try 1. 1 x 147 = 147, so put these into our factor list.
    1...147

  2. Take 2... no good. 147/2 isn't a whole number. So we skip 2.

  3. Now take 3. 3 x 49 = 147, so now we put these in our list of factors.
    13...49147

  4. Next try 4... no luck. 147/4 isn't a whole number. So we skip 4.

  5. Now try 5... nope! 147/5 isn't a whole number. So we skip 5.

  6. Try 6... no good. 147/6 isn't a whole number. So we skip 6.

  7. Take 7. 7 x 21 = 147, so now we put these in our list of factors.
    137...2149147

  8. Now take 8... no luck. 147/8 isn't a whole number. So we skip 8.

  9. Next try 9... nope! 147/9 isn't a whole number. So we skip 9.

  10. Now try 10... no good. 147/10 isn't a whole number. So we skip 10.

  11. Try 11... no. 147/11 isn't a whole number. So we skip 11.

  12. Take 12... no luck. 147/12 isn't a whole number. So we skip 12.

  13. Now, since we don't have any more numbers to try, we're done!
    1372149147


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