1066: A Medieval Mosaic (Products - factor one

By: 1066  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Puzzle

Factor One Board

Factor One is a little bit more than just a puzzle. It is also a great educational tool for the factoring of numbers. No mathematical skills are required to play with this puzzle and you will be surprised at how easily answers can be found simply by looking at a pattern.

As an example, the factors of 32,639 are 127 x 257. The answer can be derived within seconds using this unique binary calculator.

Factor One is based on part of a factorization routine and is a great teaching aid to understanding the way in which the binary system operates. Apart from its educational qualities, it is also an intriguing and fun puzzle.

Keywords: Puzzle

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