Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.1 Number Theory: Prime and Composite Numbers - Exercise Set 5.1 - Page 256: 78


50 is not a perfect number.

Work Step by Step

The factors of 50 are: $1, 2, 5, 10,\text{ and } 25$ The sum of the factors is: $=1+2+5+10+25 \\=43$ The sum of the factors is not equal to 50. Therefore, 50 is not a perfect number.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.