## How to find the Factors of 36

**36**is a composite number.-
Prime factorization:
**36**= 2x2x3x3, which can be written**36**= 2^{2}x3^{2} - The exponents in the prime factorization are 2 and 2.
Adding one to each exponent and multiplying we get
(2 + 1)(2 + 1) = 3x3 = 8.
Therefore
**36**has exactly**8**factors. - The factors of
**36**are: 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 12, 18 and 36 - Factor pairs of
**36**are: 1x36, 2x18, 3x12 and 4x9 -
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**36**= 6