## # Factors of 72 (More Math Tools) Factors of 72 Number Factors: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 72 Factors of 72 in Pairs: (1 x 72) (2 x 36) (3 x 24) (4 x 18) (6 x 12) (8 x 9) (9 x 8) (12 x 6) (18 x 4) (24 x 3) (36 x 2) (72 x 1) Prime Factors of 72 : 2 * 2 * 2 * 3 * 3

### List of the Factors of 72

This list was generated by our Factor Calculator. It provides a list of the factors of 72 - eg, the definitive answer to 72. This could also be described as the divisors of 72.

### What are the factors of 72?

These are the integers which can be evenly divided into 72; 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 72?

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 72 as a product of its prime factors. For 72, this result would be:

72 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3

### Is 72 a composite number?

Yes! 72 is a composite number. It is the product of two positive numbers other than 1 and itself.

### Is 72 a square number?

No! 72 is not a square number. The square root of this number (8.49) is not an integer.

### How many factors does 72 have?

This number has 12 factors: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 72

More specifically, shown as pairs...

(1*72) (2*36) (3*24) (4*18) (6*12) (8*9) (9*8) (12*6) (18*4) (24*3) (36*2) (72*1)

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