# How many factors does the number 2,876 have ?

How many factors does the number 2,876 have ?

A. 8

B. 7

C. 6

D. 5

### **Answer : ** C. 6

## Explanation:

Take the power of terms as a and b.

Using the equation for determining the number of factors, d(n) = (a+1) (b+1)

2876 = 2^{2} * 719^{1}

D (2876) = (2+1) (1+1) = 6

So, answer is 6

Factors of 2876 = 1, 2, 4, 719, 1438, 2876