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 »

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 »

The prime factorization of 88 is 11 x 2 x 2 x 2. The only factors of 88 that are prime numbers are two and 11. More »

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 »

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 »

The prime factorization of 38 is 19 multiplied by 2. Prime factorization involves finding which prime numbers may be multiplied together to yield a particular number. Prime numbers are numbers greater than one that are o... More »

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 »