# What is the Total Number of Factors of a Prime Number? - Mathematics

Numerical

What is the total number of factors of a prime number?

#### Solution

We know that the factors of any prime number are 1 and the prime number itself.

For example, let p = 2

Thus, the factors are as follows

p = 2xx1

Hence, the total number of factors of a prime number is 2

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RD Sharma Class 10 Maths
Chapter 1 Real Numbers
Q 18 | Page 58