Prime factorization of 159
Here you will see step by step solution of prime factorization of 159, how to find factors of 159, you will see all factors of 159, how many factors of 159 has? Factors of 159 are 1, 3, 53, 159, we can see that 159 has 4 factor and sum of all factors is 216.
- All Factors of 159: 1, 3, 53, 159
- Prime Factors of 159: 3 × 53
- Prime Factorization of 159: 3^{1} × 53^{1}
- Sum of Factors of 159: 216
- Is 159 prime number: No
How to find factors of 159 by Division Method?
To find the factors of 159 by division method, we need the find the all numbers between 1 to 159, which divide 159 with 0 remainder, then the number is factor of 159.
Pair factors of 159
- 159/1 = 159 [ 1 × 159 (1, 159) 1 and 159 is pair factor of 159]
- 159/3 = 53 [ 3 × 53 (3, 53) 3 and 53 is pair factor of 159]
- 159/53 = 3 [ 53 × 3 (53, 3) 53 and 3 is pair factor of 159]
- 159/159 = 1 [ 159 × 1 (159, 1) 159 and 1 is pair factor of 159]
As we checked numbers between 1 to 159 that are not leaving any remainder, hence we can say factors of 159 is 1, 3, 53, 159.
Also note that, in exponential form prime factorization of 159 is written as 3^{1} × 53^{1} and it is a composite number.
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