In these lessons and solutions, we will learn how to find prime factors using division.

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This video provides two examples of how to use stacked division to find the prime factorization of a number rather than making a prime factorization tree.
Prime Factorization Using Stacked Division

This video provides two examples of how to use stacked division to find the prime factorization of a number rather than making a prime factorization tree.

Prime Factorization with Upside Down Division

Prime factors of a number can be found by using upside down division.
Prime Factorization using Division Method

Learn to find prime factors of a number using division method.

Prime Factorization with Upside Down Division.
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The** prime factors ** of a number are factors which are prime numbers. We can find the prime factors of a number by repetitive division. This method is called **prime factorization**.

* Example: *

Find the prime factors of 36.

* Solution: *

The prime factors of 36 are 2 and 3.

We can write 36 as a product of prime factors: 2 × 2 × 3 × 3

To find prime factors using the repetitive division, it is advisable to start with a small prime factor and continue the process with bigger prime factors.

This video provides two examples of how to use stacked division to find the prime factorization of a number rather than making a prime factorization tree.

This video provides two examples of how to use stacked division to find the prime factorization of a number rather than making a prime factorization tree.

Prime factors of a number can be found by using upside down division.

Learn to find prime factors of a number using division method.

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