### What are the factors and prime factors of 142?

142 is a composite number; it has factors other than 1 and itself. The four factors of 142 are 1, 2, 71, 142. The factor pairs of 142 are 1 x 142 and 2 x 71. The proper factors of 142 are 1, 2, and 71 or, if the definition you are using excludes 1, they are 2 and 71. The prime factors of 142 are 2 and 71 The distinct prime factors of 142…

### What are the common factors of 142?

The term common factors specifically refers to the factors shared by two or more numbers. Since 142 is a single number, you could say that it shares all of its factors with itself. The factors of 142 are: 1, 2, 71, and 142. The factors of 142 are 1, 2, 71, 142 For them to be common, they need to be compared to another set of factors. If you meant 14 and 2, they are…