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# Why 1 has only one factor?

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###### July 20, 2015 12:13AM

Because 1 is the only positive integer that divides evenly into 1 with no remainder.

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### What are the factors and prime factors of 103?

103 is a prime number. The only two factors of a prime number
are 1 and itself.
The only factor pair of 103 is 1 x 103. There is only one factor
pair of a prime number.
The proper factors of 103 are only 1 or,
if the definition you are using excludes 1, there are none.
The only prime factor of 103 is 103. There is only one prime
factor of a prime number - itself.
The distinct prime factor (listing each prime factor only once)
of 103 is also 103.