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What Are the Factors of 49?

The factors of 49 are 1, 7, 49.

Getting 49's factors is done like this. The first two factors - and sometimes the only two - are the number itself, and 1.


  1. Try 1. 1 x 49 = 49, so put these into our factor list.
    1...49

  2. Take 2... no good. 49/2 isn't a whole number. So we skip 2.

  3. Now take 3... no. 49/3 isn't a whole number. So we skip 3.

  4. Next try 4... no luck. 49/4 isn't a whole number. So we skip 4.

  5. Now try 5... nope! 49/5 isn't a whole number. So we skip 5.

  6. Try 6... no good. 49/6 isn't a whole number. So we skip 6.

  7. Take 7. 7 x 7 = 49, so we add it to our list of factors. There are no numbers between 7 and itself, so we can stop.
    1749



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