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What Are the Factors of 86?

The factors of 86 are 1, 2, 43, 86.

Here is how you calculate the factors of 86. Take 86 and the number 1. Those are the first two factors.


  1. Try 1. 1 x 86 = 86, so put these into our factor list.
    1...86

  2. Take 2. 2 x 43 = 86, which means we add these to our factor list.
    12...4386

  3. Now take 3... no. 86/3 isn't a whole number. So we skip 3.

  4. Next try 4... no luck. 86/4 isn't a whole number. So we skip 4.

  5. Now try 5... nope! 86/5 isn't a whole number. So we skip 5.

  6. Try 6... no good. 86/6 isn't a whole number. So we skip 6.

  7. Take 7... no. 86/7 isn't a whole number. So we skip 7.

  8. Now take 8... no luck. 86/8 isn't a whole number. So we skip 8.

  9. Next try 9... nope! 86/9 isn't a whole number. So we skip 9.

  10. Now, since we don't have any more numbers to try, we're done!
    124386


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