# What are the prime factors of 196?

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Dec 1, 2016

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**SMALLEST** prime number that can divide **196** so we'll start with that :

**98** also can be divided by

**49**, so we must find the next **SMALLEST** prime number that can divide **49**, which is

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We end the division when we find **1**, and the prime factorization of the number **196** is the product of the prime factors in the denominators which are in this case

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