# What are the factors and prime factors of 427?

427 is a composite number because it has factors other than 1 and itself. It is not a prime number.

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if the definition you are using excludes 1, they are 7 and 61.

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NOTE: There cannot be common factors, a greatest common factor, or a least common multiple because "common" refers to factors or multiples that two or more numbers have in common.

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**factors**of 427 are 1, 7, 61, and 427.The

**factor pairs**of 427 are 1 x 427 and 7 x 61.The

**proper factors**of 427 are 1, 7, and 61 or,if the definition you are using excludes 1, they are 7 and 61.

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**prime factors**of 427 are 7 and 61.The 2

**distinct prime factors**(listing each prime factor only once) of 427 are 7 and 61.The

**prime factorization**of 427 is 7 x 61.NOTE: There cannot be common factors, a greatest common factor, or a least common multiple because "common" refers to factors or multiples that two or more numbers have in common.