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What Are the Factors of 158?

The factors of 158 are 1, 2, 79, 158.

This is how to find the factors of 158. Take 158 and the number 1. Those are the first two factors.


  1. Try 1. 1 x 158 = 158, so put these into our factor list.
    1...158

  2. Take 2. 2 x 79 = 158, which means we add these to our factor list.
    12...79158

  3. Now take 3... no. 158/3 isn't a whole number. So we skip 3.

  4. Next try 4... no luck. 158/4 isn't a whole number. So we skip 4.

  5. Now try 5... nope! 158/5 isn't a whole number. So we skip 5.

  6. Try 6... no good. 158/6 isn't a whole number. So we skip 6.

  7. Take 7... no. 158/7 isn't a whole number. So we skip 7.

  8. Now take 8... no luck. 158/8 isn't a whole number. So we skip 8.

  9. Next try 9... nope! 158/9 isn't a whole number. So we skip 9.

  10. Now try 10... no good. 158/10 isn't a whole number. So we skip 10.

  11. Try 11... no. 158/11 isn't a whole number. So we skip 11.

  12. Take 12... no luck. 158/12 isn't a whole number. So we skip 12.

  13. Now take 13... nope! 158/13 isn't a whole number. So we skip 13.

  14. Now, since we don't have any more numbers to try, we're done!
    1279158


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