# What Are the Factors of 169?

The factors of 169 are 1, 13, 169.

Getting 169's factors is done like this. The first two factors - and sometimes the only two - are the number itself, and 1.

1. Try 1. 1 x 169 = 169, so put these into our factor list.
 1 ... 169

2. Take 2... no good. 169/2 isn't a whole number. So we skip 2.

3. Now take 3... no. 169/3 isn't a whole number. So we skip 3.

4. Next try 4... no luck. 169/4 isn't a whole number. So we skip 4.

5. Now try 5... nope! 169/5 isn't a whole number. So we skip 5.

6. Try 6... no good. 169/6 isn't a whole number. So we skip 6.

7. Take 7... no. 169/7 isn't a whole number. So we skip 7.

8. Now take 8... no luck. 169/8 isn't a whole number. So we skip 8.

9. Next try 9... nope! 169/9 isn't a whole number. So we skip 9.

10. Now try 10... no good. 169/10 isn't a whole number. So we skip 10.

11. Try 11... no. 169/11 isn't a whole number. So we skip 11.

12. Take 12... no luck. 169/12 isn't a whole number. So we skip 12.

13. Now take 13. 13 x 13 = 169, so we add it to our list of factors. There are no numbers between 13 and itself, so we can stop.
 1 13 169

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Need help finding the factors of 169? It's easy! Here you go: the factors of 169 are 1, 13... Randy Tayler | randytayler@gmail.com