# Factors of 40

Factors of 40 are the integers that can divide 40 without producing remainders. Factors of 40 can also be referred to as the divisors of 40. In this guide, you will learn how to find the factors of 40.

The Factors of 40 are:

1,2,4,5,8,10,20,40

How to find the factors of 40

Step 1: Divide 40 by all whole numbers less or equal to 40

Step 2: Pick only the numbers without decimal points

1,2,4,5,8,10,20,40

1. What is the biggest factor of 40?

40

2. What is the smallest factor of 40?

1

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

Let’s take 40 as an example. The prime factors of 40 are the divisors that cannot be broken down any further. In this case, the Prime factors are 2 X 2 X 2 X 5.

Conversely, the factors are all the numbers that can be multiplied with another number to produce 40. Note that factor pairs can be broken down further. In this case, the factors are: 1,2,4,5,8,10,20,40

4. What is the Sum of factors of 40?

When you add all the factors of 40 the result is:

90

5. How many factors does 40  have?

8

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