# Factors of 2

Factors of 2 are the integers that can divide 2 without producing remainders. Factors of 2 can also be referred to as the divisors of 2. In this guide, you will learn how to find the factors of 2.

The Factors of 2 are:

1,2

How to find the factors of 2

Step 1: Divide 2 by all whole numbers less or equal to 2

Step 2: Pick only the numbers without decimal points

1,2

1. What is the biggest factor of 2?

2

2. What is the smallest factor of 2?

1

3. What is the difference between Prime factors and factors?

Let’s take 2 as an example. The prime factors of 2 are the divisors that cannot be broken down any further. In this case, the Prime factors are 2.

Conversely, the factors are all the numbers that can be multiplied with another number to produce 2. Note that factor pairs can be broken down further. In this case, the factors are: 1,2

4. What is the Sum of factors of 2?

When you add all the factors of 2 the result is:

3

5. How many factors does 2  have?

2

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