## # Factors of 42 (More Math Tools) Factors of 42 Number Factors: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, 21, 42 Factors of 42 in Pairs: (1 x 42) (2 x 21) (3 x 14) (6 x 7) (7 x 6) (14 x 3) (21 x 2) (42 x 1) Prime Factors of 42 : 2 * 3 * 7

### List of the Factors of 42

This list was generated by our Factor Calculator. It provides a list of the factors of 42 - eg, the definitive answer to 42. This could also be described as the divisors of 42.

### What are the factors of 42?

These are the integers which can be evenly divided into 42; they can be expressed as either individual factors or as factor pairs. In this case, we present them both ways.

### What is the prime factorization of 42?

A prime factorization is the result of factoring a number into a set of components which are all prime numbers. This is generally written by showing 42 as a product of its prime factors. For 42, this result would be:

42 = 2 x 3 x 7

### Is 42 a composite number?

Yes! 42 is a composite number. It is the product of two positive numbers other than 1 and itself.

### Is 42 a square number?

No! 42 is not a square number. The square root of this number (6.48) is not an integer.

### How many factors does 42 have?

This number has 8 factors: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, 21, 42

More specifically, shown as pairs...

(1*42) (2*21) (3*14) (6*7) (7*6) (14*3) (21*2) (42*1)

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