stonecold wrote:

If a positive integer x has 5 prime factors, how many prime factors does 3x have?

A) 3

B) 5

C) 8

D) 15

E) cannot be determined

Suppose X = 2*5*13*7*11 with 5 Prime Factors.. 3X will have 6 Prime Factors.

Suppose X = 3*5*7*11*13 with 5 Prime Factors. In this case 3X will 5 Prime Factors.

@Bunuel - Is it correct way to approach this problem?? Please advise.

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