Posted by **Tyler** on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 6:13pm.

I have the same question as Sally:

What is the prime factorization of 225?

Or, just how do you find prime factorization???

Thanks.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 6:26pm
I stary with an obvious prime

225 = 5 * 45, now another 5

= 5*5*9

= 5*5*3*3

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 6:30pm
okay, so if you had to find it of 500, it would be:

500=5*100

5*10*10

5*5*2*5*2

the soltion would be

5^3*2^2

did I do this right?

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**Tyler**, Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 6:31pm
Oh, it was me who posted the last post as anonymous, i forgot to put my name in!

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 6:45pm
yes

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**Tyler**, Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 6:45pm
thank you so much

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