## How to calculate factors of 36?

**Factors of 36**can be either positive or negative. Now to calculate the factors of 36, follow the steps given below.

Step 1. Write 36.

Step 2. As 36 is the square of 6 thus it can be written as 6 x 6.

Step 3. 36 = 6 x 6

Step 4. As 6 can be written as a multiple of 2 and 3 thus is 2 x 3.

Step 5. Now write both 6 as a multiple of 2 and 3.

Step 6. 36 = 2 x 3 x 2 x 3

Step 7. As we know that a number has 1 as well as itself as its factor so 1 and 36 are also the factors of 36.

Conclusion: Factors of 36 = 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18 and 36.

### Positive factors of 36

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, and 36 are

**.***positive factors of 36*### Negative factors of 36

-1, -2, -3, -4, -6, -9, -12, -18 and -36 are

*negative factors of 36.*## What are the prime factors of 36?

As we all know that if a number is divisible by 1 and itself then it is called

**prime numbers**and thus if the factors are divisible by 1 and itself then it is called**prime factors**.### Prime factors of 36

2 and 3 are prime numbers in the

*list of factors of 36*. Thus**prime factors of 36**are 2 and 3.
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