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Videos, worksheets, and solutions to help Grade 6 students learn prime factorization using factor trees. how to find the prime factorization of a composite number using factor trees?
The following diagrams show how to find the Prime Factorization of a number using Factors Trees and using Repeated Division. Scroll down the page for examples and solutions.
Prime and Composite Numbers
A prime number is a natural number greater than1 that has only two factors: one and itself.
A composite number is a natural number that has more than two factors.
The number 1 is neither prime nor composite.
To determine the prime factorization of a natural number, we need to find the prime numbers that wen multiplied together gives us the original number.
Do not confuse prime factorization with the factors of a number. The factors of a number are any two numbers whose product give the original number. Factors do not need to be prime.
Determine prime factorization of each number
Determine prime factorization of 60
Determine prime factorization of 168
Determine prime factorization of 630
How to determine the prime factorization of a number using a factor tree?
Using a factor tree to find the prime factorization of 12
Using a factor tree to find the prime factorization of 72
Finding the prime factorization of a number using factor trees
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