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# What are the factors and prime factors of 270?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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15y ago

270 is a composite number because it has factors other than 1 and itself. It is not a Prime number.

The 16 factors of 270 are 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 15, 18, 27, 30, 45, 54, 90, 135, and 270.

The factor pairs of 270 are 1 x 270, 2 x 135, 3 x 90, 5 x 54, 6 x 45, 9 x 30, 10 x 27, and 15 x 18.

The proper factors of 270 are 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 15, 18, 27, 30, 45, 54, 90, and 135 or,

if the definition you are using excludes 1, they are 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 15, 18, 27, 30, 45, 54, 90, and 135.

The prime factors of 270 are 2, 3, 3, 3, and 5. Note: There is repetition of these factors, so if the prime factors are being listed instead of the prime factorization, usually only the distinct prime factors are listed.

The distinct prime factors (listing each prime factor only once) of 270 are 2, 3, and 5.

The prime factorization of 270 is 2 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 5 or, in exponential form, 2 x 33 x 5.

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

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15y ago