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1. Hiya,

(Please bear with how stupid this question is) but is there a method that will help find the factors quickly so I can answer questions like this:
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2. (Original post by creativebuzz)
Hiya,

(Please bear with how stupid this question is) but is there a method that will help find the factors quickly so I can answer questions like this:
List that all the factors which make up the number and see if one of the numbers is a square number
Example squroot12
So 12=1*12 no square nums here
2*6 no square mums here
3*4 square num there (4 is the num)
Square root 4* square root 3=square root 12

So u can simplify square root 4 in to 2 be cease 2*2= 4

2*squre root 3

Remember u can't make square root3 into an whole number

Goodluck and get an a in as levle maths if u don't I will beat u up
3. (Original post by Imrankhan0121)
List that all the factors which make up the number and see if one of the numbers is a square number
Example squroot12
So 12=1*12 no square nums here
2*6 no square mums here
3*4 square num there (4 is the num)
Square root 4* square root 3=square root 12

So u can simplify square root 4 in to 2 be cease 2*2= 4

2*squre root 3

Remember u can't make square root3 into an whole number

Goodluck and get an a in as levle maths if u don't I will beat u up
Yeah I did the same thing, but I was just wondering if there was a faster method on finding the factors? Because if you were dealing with larger numbers (e.g. question r: squareroot of 208), it would take a little while to list out all the factors etc

Ahah, I do further maths so does that mean if I don't get two As then you'll beat me up or will 1 A suffice?
4. (Original post by creativebuzz)
Yeah I did the same thing, but I was just wondering if there was a faster method on finding the factors? Because if you were dealing with larger numbers (e.g. question r: squareroot of 208), it would take a little while to list out all the factors etc

Ahah, I do further maths so does that mean if I don't get two As then you'll beat me up or will 1 A suffice?
1 a is ok lol
Just do it the hard way because there's no easy way
U lazy math geek
5. (Original post by creativebuzz)
Hiya,

(Please bear with how stupid this question is) but is there a method that will help find the factors quickly so I can answer questions like this:
You only need to check which square numbers are factors.

For example, . For even numbers, it's often easiest to begin by seeing if 4 is a factor.
6. (Original post by Imrankhan0121)
1 a is ok lol
Just do it the hard way because there's no easy way
U lazy math geek
Hahah! Positive rating given for thanks

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