I was wondering if there's a faster way to solve this. What is the number of prime factors of 2013? a) 1 b) 3 c) 5 d) 7 e) 9
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if there were a fast way of finding the prime factors of a number all of our cryptography would be broken
Yeah, pretty much the only way is to factor the number and count the factors. Since 2013 = 3 * 11 * 61, the answer is 3. - Hollywood
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