The prime factors of 13195 are 5, 7, 13 and 29. What is the largest prime factor of the number 600851475143 ?
- PuzzlingLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
That would take awhile to factor by hand. It's easier to use a program to factor it for you.
Prime factors of 600,851,475,143:
= 71 * 839 * 1,471 * 6,857
P.S. You can try it yourself using the links belowSource(s): http://www.brennen.net/primes/FactorApplet.html http://math-it.org/Mathematik/Zahlentheorie/Zahl/Z...
- ShishkaniLv 61 decade ago
Start dividing it up and see.
I'd start with the small primes and see which ones it is divisible by. Then I'd start doing a prime factorization. Each time you divide it evenly by something, put it in the tree and work on the new number.
- 4 years ago
Yeah, 30. 2 3 and 5
- 1 decade ago
I think 600851475143 is a prime number.