What are the prime factors of 45?

2 Answers

Answer:

#45=3xx3xx5#

Explanation:

When doing prime factors, I like to start with a quick math fact I know (if I know one) and start there:

#45=9xx5#

5 is prime but 9 is not:

#45=3xx3xx5#

3 and 5 are both prime and so we're done

Mar 7, 2018

Answer:

5,3.

Explanation:

Prime numbers from 0 - 10 are: 2,3,5,7.
Lets divide 45 in the short division method using prime numbers only.

#45/5 ->9/3 ->3/3 ->1#

therefore factors of 45 are:

#5*3*3#