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Georgia, from Holy Trinity School, found two more abundant numbers:

$36$: total is $55$ ($1+2+3+4+6+9+12+18$)$70$: total is $74$ ($1+2+5+7+10+14+35$)

Rachael, Jamie, Heledd, Sian, Dafydd, Tom, Edward and Isaac from Ysgol Bryncrug clearly worked hard on this problem. They told us:

We decided to find out which of the numbers from $1$ to $100$ are abundant numbers.We decided that prime numbers are not abundant numbers:

$2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 53, 59, 61, 67, 71, 73, 79, 83, 89, 97$

because without themselves $1$ is their only factor.

We crossed out all the prime numbers from our $100$ square:

Then we looked at all the remaining numbers. Here is an example:

$27 = 1\times27$, $3\times9$

So the factors of $27$ are:

$1, 3, 9, 27$

The sum of its factors without itself is:

$1+3+9 = 13$

$13$ is less than $27$ therefore $27$ is not an abundant number

And another example:

$48 = 1\times48$, $2\times24$, $3\times16$, $4\times12$, $6\times8$

So the factors of $48$ are:

$1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16, 24, 48$.

The sum of its factors without itself is:

$1+2+3+4+6+8+12+16+24 = 76$

$76$ is greater than $48$ therefore $48$ is an abundant number

Something different happened with $6$:

$6 = 1\times6$, $2\times3$

So the factors of $6$ are:

$1, 2, 3$ and $6$

The sum of its factors without itself is: $1+2+3 = 6$

$6$ is equal to $6$!!

This also happened with $28$:

$1+2+4+7+14 = 28$

Edward wanted to find out what we call a number where the sum of its factors (without itself) is equal to the number. He asked his Dad and he told him that it is called a PERFECT NUMBER.

He also found out that the next perfect number after $28$ is $496$. Then $8128$!!

We continued marking the numbers on the $100$ square:

There are twenty two abundant numbers on our $100$ square.

Thank you for letting us know how you approached this problem. I like the way you discovered perfect numbers along the way. Well done!