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To do prime factorization, determine the smallest prime numbers that can divide evenly into the whole number. Use a factorization pyramid to help you visualize how prime numbers divide into a number. More »

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The prime factorization of 68 is 2 x 2 x 17. There is only one set of prime factorials for any number. The set of prime factorials is the set of prime numbers that when multiplied together get the original number. More »

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The prime factorization of 72 is 23x 32, or 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3. The prime factorization of a number involves determining the factors of a number that are also prime numbers and multiply together to equal the original numb... More »

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The prime factorization of 24 is 2 x 2 x 2 x 3. Thus, the number 24 has only 2 prime factors, 2 and 3. Prime factors of 24 are numbers that divide 24 exactly without leaving a remainder and are prime numbers as well. More »

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The prime factorization of 42 is 2 x 3 x 7. The prime factors of a number are numbers that are both factors and prime at the same time. More »

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The prime factorization of 81 is 3 x 3 x 3 x 3, or 3 ^ 4. Prime factorization of a number involves finding the prime numbers that, when multiplied together, yield that number. More »

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The prime factorization of 40 is 40 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 5. To find the prime factorization of any number, x, one must determine which prime numbers multiple together to equal x. More »

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