# Prime factorization of 172

Here you will see step by step solution of prime factorization of 172, how to find factors of 172, you will see all factors of 172, how many factors of 172 has? Factors of 172 are 1, 2, 4, 43, 86, 172, we can see that 172 has 6 factor and sum of all factors is 308.

• All Factors of 172: 1, 2, 4, 43, 86, 172
• Prime Factors of 172: 2 × 2 × 43
• Prime Factorization of 172: 22 × 431
• Sum of Factors of 172: 308
• Is 172 prime number: No

### How to find factors of 172 by Division Method?

To find the factors of 172 by division method, we need the find the all numbers between 1 to 172, which divide 172 with 0 remainder, then the number is factor of 172.

### Pair factors of 172

• 172/1 = 172 [ 1 × 172 (1, 172) 1 and 172 is pair factor of 172]
• 172/2 = 86 [ 2 × 86 (2, 86) 2 and 86 is pair factor of 172]
• 172/4 = 43 [ 4 × 43 (4, 43) 4 and 43 is pair factor of 172]
• 172/43 = 4 [ 43 × 4 (43, 4) 43 and 4 is pair factor of 172]
• 172/86 = 2 [ 86 × 2 (86, 2) 86 and 2 is pair factor of 172]
• 172/172 = 1 [ 172 × 1 (172, 1) 172 and 1 is pair factor of 172]

As we checked numbers between 1 to 172 that are not leaving any remainder, hence we can say factors of 172 is 1, 2, 4, 43, 86, 172.

Also note that, in exponential form prime factorization of 172 is written as 22 × 431 and it is a composite number.

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