Factors of 728

So you need to find the factors of 728 do you? In this quick guide we'll describe what the factors of 728 are, how you find them and list out the factor pairs of 728 for you to prove the calculation works. Let's dive in!

Factors of 728 Definition

When we talk about the factors of 728, what we really mean is all of the positive and negative integers (whole numbers) that can be evenly divided into 728. If you were to take 728 and divide it by one of its factors, the answer would be another factor of 728.

Let's look at how to find all of the factors of 728 and list them out.

How to Find the Factors of 728

We just said that a factor is a number that can be divided equally into 728. So the way you find and list all of the factors of 728 is to go through every number up to and including 728 and check which numbers result in an even quotient (which means no decimal place).

Doing this by hand for large numbers can be time consuming, but it's relatively easy for a computer program to do it. Our calculator has worked this out for you. Here are all of the factors of 728:

  • 728 ÷ 1 = 728
  • 728 ÷ 2 = 364
  • 728 ÷ 4 = 182
  • 728 ÷ 7 = 104
  • 728 ÷ 8 = 91
  • 728 ÷ 13 = 56
  • 728 ÷ 14 = 52
  • 728 ÷ 26 = 28
  • 728 ÷ 28 = 26
  • 728 ÷ 52 = 14
  • 728 ÷ 56 = 13
  • 728 ÷ 91 = 8
  • 728 ÷ 104 = 7
  • 728 ÷ 182 = 4
  • 728 ÷ 364 = 2
  • 728 ÷ 728 = 1

All of these factors can be used to divide 728 by and get a whole number. The full list of positive factors for 728 are:

1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 13, 14, 26, 28, 52, 56, 91, 104, 182, 364, and 728

Negative Factors of 728

Technically, in math you can also have negative factors of 728. If you are looking to calculate the factors of a number for homework or a test, most often the teacher or exam will be looking for specifically positive numbers.

However, we can just flip the positive numbers into negatives and those negative numbers would also be factors of 728:

-1, -2, -4, -7, -8, -13, -14, -26, -28, -52, -56, -91, -104, -182, -364, and -728

How Many Factors of 728 Are There?

As we can see from the calculations above there are a total of 16 positive factors for 728 and 16 negative factors for 728 for a total of 32 factors for the number 728.

There are 16 positive factors of 728 and 16 negative factors of 728. Wht are there negative numbers that can be a factor of 728?

Factor Pairs of 728

A factor pair is a combination of two factors which can be multiplied together to equal 728. For 728, all of the possible factor pairs are listed below:

  • 1 x 728 = 728
  • 2 x 364 = 728
  • 4 x 182 = 728
  • 7 x 104 = 728
  • 8 x 91 = 728
  • 13 x 56 = 728
  • 14 x 52 = 728
  • 26 x 28 = 728

Just like before, we can also list out all of the negative factor pairs for 728:

  • -1 x -728 = 728
  • -2 x -364 = 728
  • -4 x -182 = 728
  • -7 x -104 = 728
  • -8 x -91 = 728
  • -13 x -56 = 728
  • -14 x -52 = 728
  • -26 x -28 = 728

Notice in the negative factor pairs that because we are multiplying a minus with a minus, the result is a positive number.

So there you have it. A complete guide to the factors of 728. You should now have the knowledge and skills to go out and calculate your own factors and factor pairs for any number you like.

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