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# How do I get all the factors of a constant using my calculator?

I just want to be able to put a number in, say 120 and get all of the factors of that number, i.e. (60,2)(40,3)(30,4)(24,5)(20,6)(15,8)(12,10)from my calculator.

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### paulgbrandon

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There is a program on page 253 of the manual (http://support.casio.com/manualfile.php?rgn=5&cid=004002013) to get the prime factors of any number. You could modify the program to get all the factors.

Another way would be to do it manually. I start with the number 1 and go up to the square root of the number. The square root of 120 is 10.95, so let's go up to 11. Using 120 as an example:

120 /1 = 120 thus factor is (1, 120)
120/2 = 60 thus factor is (2, 60)
120/3 = 40 thus factor is (3, 40)
120/4 = 30 thus factor is (4, 30)
120/5 = 24 thus factor is (5, 24)
120/6 = 20 thus factor is (6, 20)
120/7 = 1.7 thus 7 not a factor
120/8 = 15 thus factor is (8,15)
120/9 = 13.3 thus 9 is not a factor
120/10 = 12 thus factor is (10,12)
120/11 = 10.9 thus 11 is not a factor.

Good luck.

Paul

Posted on Jul 07, 2015

Testimonial: "Thank you- that answers my question and more. I appreciate your help! Bummer though that the function isn't integrated."

• paulgbrandon Jul 08, 2015

It would be nice if the function was integrated. It would give you the prime factors and you could multiply them all out in all combinations to get your answer. Otherwise, you could rewrite the function to do what you wanted. Have you tried the function?

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### k24674

No, your calculator cannot factor polynomials. You need a calculator that has a CAS (computer Algebra System)
Yes Casio sells calculators with CAS: The FX-Algebra 2.0 and 1.0, the FX-9860GPLUS/GII SD, the GRAPH85 or 80 and the Graph 100+. You also have the CLASSPAD Series 300PLUS and 330.
TI and HP also have CAS calculators.

Texas Instruments
TI 89 /Titanium, Voyage 200PLT, TI92PLUS (discontinued), TI Inspire CAS.

Hewlet-Packard
HP 48G/G+/GX, HP40G, HP49G/G+ and the top of the line HP50G

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Starting with 1, increasing by 1 until you get to square root (number) + 1

Let's do an example.

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