# What factors of 32 add up to 12?

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**Explanation:**

- 1×
**32**=**32**1+**32**=33. - 2×16=
**32**2+16=18. - 4×8=
**32**4+8=**12**← these are the ones we want.

Accordingly, what are all the factors for 32?

**32** is a composite number. **32** = 1 x **32**, 2 x 16, or 4 x 8. **Factors** of **32**: 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, **32**. Prime factorization: **32** = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2, which can also be written **32** = 25.

**Factors**of

**32**include

**negative**numbers. Therefore, all the Positive

**Factors**of

**32**can be converted to

**negative**numbers. The list of

**Negative Factors**of

**32**are: -1, -2, -4, -8, -16, and -

**32**.

In this regard, how many pairs of factors does 32 have?

The **factors** of **32 are** 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, and **32**. All the different pair combinations from the **factors** of **32** above **are** the **Factor Pairs** of **32**.

The sum of two numbers is 12. One number is x. The other number is ______.

1st number | 2nd number | sum |
---|---|---|

2 | 10 | 12 |

6 | 6 | 12 |

4 | 8 | 12 |

x | 12 - x | 12 |