Factors of 801
So you need to find the factors of 801 do you? In this quick guide we'll describe what the factors of 801 are, how you find them and list out the factor pairs of 801 for you to prove the calculation works. Let's dive in!
Factors of 801 Definition
When we talk about the factors of 801, what we really mean is all of the positive and negative integers (whole numbers) that can be evenly divided into 801. If you were to take 801 and divide it by one of its factors, the answer would be another factor of 801.
Let's look at how to find all of the factors of 801 and list them out.
How to Find the Factors of 801
We just said that a factor is a number that can be divided equally into 801. So the way you find and list all of the factors of 801 is to go through every number up to and including 801 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 801:
- 801 ÷ 1 = 801
- 801 ÷ 3 = 267
- 801 ÷ 9 = 89
- 801 ÷ 89 = 9
- 801 ÷ 267 = 3
- 801 ÷ 801 = 1
All of these factors can be used to divide 801 by and get a whole number. The full list of positive factors for 801 are:
1, 3, 9, 89, 267, and 801
Negative Factors of 801
Technically, in math you can also have negative factors of 801. 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 801:
-1, -3, -9, -89, -267, and -801
How Many Factors of 801 Are There?
As we can see from the calculations above there are a total of 6 positive factors for 801 and 6 negative factors for 801 for a total of 12 factors for the number 801.
There are 6 positive factors of 801 and 6 negative factors of 801. Wht are there negative numbers that can be a factor of 801?
Factor Pairs of 801
A factor pair is a combination of two factors which can be multiplied together to equal 801. For 801, all of the possible factor pairs are listed below:
- 1 x 801 = 801
- 3 x 267 = 801
- 9 x 89 = 801
Just like before, we can also list out all of the negative factor pairs for 801:
- -1 x -801 = 801
- -3 x -267 = 801
- -9 x -89 = 801
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 801. 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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