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What is the prime factorization of 26?

1 Answer
Apr 10, 2016

Answer:

#26 = 2xx13#

Explanation:

First, we can see that the last digit of #26# is even, and thus #26# is divisible by #2#. If we divide by #2#, we find #26/2 = 13#. As #13# is a prime number, there are no further prime factors of #26#, and so the prime factorization of #26# is #2xx13#.