posted by jas20 .
Can someone explain this to me plese:
to factor a number you....
and then can you explain to me
To factor an algebraic expression into prime factors means.....
This is how I would complete these two sentences.
To factor a number, you break it down into smaller parts.
To factor an algebraic expression into prime factors means to rewrite the expression in simplest form.
I hope this helps and is what you were asking.