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# How can you find the factors of 72?

Updated: 12/20/2022

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Divide by two and three.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 72

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### Are all the factors of 72 are multiples of the prime factors of 72?

Apart from 1, all of the other factors of 72 are multiples of prime factors.

### What are the prime factors for 72?

The prime factors for 72 are: 2, 3

### Find the number of factors of 72-?

They are: 1 2 3 4 6 8 9 12 18 24 36 and 72

1*72 = 72

### What is the lcm of 72 and 147 using prime numbers?

The first step in using primes for finding LCM is to find the factors of the given numbers. The LCM of the given numbers is the product of all the prime factors to their greatest power.Prime factors of 72 are 23 x 32Prime factors of 147 are 3 x 72The LCM of 72 and 147 is 23 x 32 x 72 = 8 x 9 x 49 = 3528

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### Common factors of 72 and 45?

The factors of 45 are: 1, 3, 5, 9, 15, 45The factors of 72 are: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 72The common factors are: 1, 3, 9everyone knows that you have to find the factors of 45 and then 72 and then find what they have in commen and then find the highest now work it out ya self

### Can you find all the factors of 24 that are also factors of 72?

Every factor of 24 is a factor of 72, since 24 is itself a factor of 72. The factors of 24 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12 and 24.

### How do you determine factors of 72?

A factor is any number that will divide 72 evenly. The brute-force way to find the factors of 72 is to try every number starting with 1. While this sounds awful, it's not really so bad because you only have to go up to 9:72 / 1 = 72 (72 and 1 are factors)72 / 2 = 36 (26 and 2 are factors)72 / 3 = 24 (24 and 3 are factors)72 / 4 = 18 (18 and 4 are factors)72 / 5 = 14 remainder 2 (5 is not a factor)72 / 6 = 12 (12 and 6 are factors)72 / 7 = 10 remainder 2 (7 is not a factor)72 / 8 = 9 (9 and 8 are factors)72 / 9 = 9 (8 and 9 are factors)

### How are the factors 36 and 72 related?

Factors of 36 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, and 36. The factors of 72 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, and 72. All of the factors of 36 are also factors of 72.

### How are the factors of 36 and 72 alike?

Since 36 is a factor of 72, the factors of 36 are included in the factors of 72.

### Are all the factors of 72 are multiples of the prime factors of 72?

Apart from 1, all of the other factors of 72 are multiples of prime factors.

### How can you use a factor string with two factors to find a factor string with three factors?

By breaking down one of the factors. 8 x 9 = 72 8 x 3 x 3 = 72

### How are factors of 36 related to the factors of 72?

Since 36 is a factor of 72, all of its factors are included in the factors of 72.

### Is 72 the lowest number with 14 factors?

No. 72 has 12 factors.

### What are the prime factors for 72?

The prime factors for 72 are: 2, 3