Asked by  | 16th Jan, 2010, 05:46: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear Student

First wtite the number into  its prime power factors, then the total
number of factors is found by adding one to all the exponents and
multiplying those results together gives the number of factors.

12000= 25 X 31X 53

Add one to all the prime number powers and multipy them that gives the number of factors.

(5+1)X(1+1)X(3+1) =48.




Answered by  | 16th Jan, 2010, 06:00: PM

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