What is the prime factorization of 44?

1 Answer
Apr 9, 2016

Answer:

#2xx2xx11#. This can also be written #2^2xx11#

Explanation:

#44# is not prime. It is divisible by #2#, we get #44=2xx22#.

#22# is not prime, it is #22=2xx11# so we have

#44=2xx(2xx11)# which is the same as #44=2xx2xx11=2^2xx11#