Was this helpful? Like us!

What Are the Factors of 161?

The factors of 161 are 1, 7, 23, 161.

Here is how you calculate the factors of 161. The obvious factors of 161 are 161 and 1.


  1. Try 1. 1 x 161 = 161, so put these into our factor list.
    1...161

  2. Take 2... no good. 161/2 isn't a whole number. So we skip 2.

  3. Now take 3... no. 161/3 isn't a whole number. So we skip 3.

  4. Next try 4... no luck. 161/4 isn't a whole number. So we skip 4.

  5. Now try 5... nope! 161/5 isn't a whole number. So we skip 5.

  6. Try 6... no good. 161/6 isn't a whole number. So we skip 6.

  7. Take 7. 7 x 23 = 161, so now we put these in our list of factors.
    17...23161

  8. Now take 8... no luck. 161/8 isn't a whole number. So we skip 8.

  9. Next try 9... nope! 161/9 isn't a whole number. So we skip 9.

  10. Now try 10... no good. 161/10 isn't a whole number. So we skip 10.

  11. Try 11... no. 161/11 isn't a whole number. So we skip 11.

  12. Take 12... no luck. 161/12 isn't a whole number. So we skip 12.

  13. Now take 13... nope! 161/13 isn't a whole number. So we skip 13.

  14. Now, since we don't have any more numbers to try, we're done!
    1723161


Try another number:

Need help finding the factors of 161? It's easy! Here you go: the factors of 161 are 1, 7... | randytayler@gmail.com