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How many prime factors does 120 have?

1 Answer
Mar 9, 2018

Answer:

#120# has three prime factors

Explanation:

# 120 = 12 xx 10 #
# \ \ \ \ \ = 3 xx 4 xx 2 xx 5 #
# \ \ \ \ \ = 3 xx 2 xx 2 xx 2 xx 5 #
# \ \ \ \ \ = 2^3 xx 3 xx 5 #, all of which are prime

So, there are three prime factors