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Counting Factors

Is there an efficient way to work out how many factors a large number has?

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Choose any 3 digits and make a 6 digit number by repeating the 3 digits in the same order (e.g. 594594). Explain why whatever digits you choose the number will always be divisible by 7, 11 and 13.

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Oh! Hidden Inside?

Find the number which has 8 divisors, such that the product of the divisors is 331776.


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What is the remainder of $2^{2002}\div 7?$

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What happens with different powers of $2$?

Try to explain the mathematics behind what you discover.