# Question #2d67e

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Mar 11, 2017

#### Explanation:

I assume you are talking about prime factorization. Every number is made up of prime factors, so that you can write it as a product of it's prime factors.

A common method of finding a number's prime factors is by using a factor tree.

![https://useruploads.socratic.org/89alJcTbQRStIQLLoq1H_factor_tree_8.jpg)

This method involves splitting the original number into two of it's factors. You continue until all of the ends of the branches are prime numbers. (A prime number is a number which is only divisible by itself and 1).

You then write the number as a product of it's factors (you multiply them all together).

So;

This is also written as

I hope this helped!