QUESTION ON PRIME FACTORIZATION.................

Asked by krithika.rrrr | 5th May, 2009, 12:02: AM

Expert Answer:

Factorise 2009 into its factors, we get

2009 = 7 x 7 x 41

          = 72 x 41

Comparing it with the equation 2009 = pa.qb

p = 7, a=2, q = 41 and b = 1

So, p+q = 7 + 41 = 48

Hence the correct answer is (b).

Answered by  | 15th May, 2009, 12:49: PM

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