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.
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...