Perfect Numbers: Definition, Formula & Examples


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What is a perfect number?

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1. Which of the following is a perfect number?

2. What perfect number would result from the prime number of three?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understand perfect numbers with this quiz and worksheet which correspond to the lesson. Topics you will be responsible for include defining a perfect number and identifying perfect numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will help you to:

  • Recognize the perfect number that would result from a given prime number
  • Name the number of perfect numbers that have been found
  • Detail what is known about discovered perfect numbers

Skills Practiced

Use these study skills to practice what you've learned:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on perfect numbers
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what is known about discovered perfect numbers and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to identify a perfect number

Additional Learning

Read this lesson entitled Perfect Numbers: Definition, Formula & Examples to further explore the topic of perfect numbers. The lesson will teach you the following:

  • Analyze examples of perfect numbers
  • Recognize the meaning of Mersenne primes
  • Calculate using the perfect number formula
  • Identify the fifth perfect number