# Brain Game: A Factor Fact

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Factors are theÂ integers that can be evenly divided into a given number. The factors of the number 4, for instance, are *1, 2,* and *4,* because each of those numbers can be divided into 4 without leaving a remainder. The factors for 5 are *1 *and *5,* since no otherÂ integers can be evenly divided into 5. The factors for 6 are *1, 2, 3,* and *6.* With that in mind, and ignoring negative numbers...

What is the smallest number that hasÂ EIGHT different factors?

*Here'sÂ the **SOLUTION**.*

**SOLUTION: **

*TWENTY-FOUR. The factors for 24 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12 and 24.*