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Anonymous
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prime factorization of 87750 in exponent form
how do I start with this

math 
Gray
this looks like a good explanation studyzone . org/mtestprep/math8/a/primefactors7l . cfm

math 
Reiny
start with small factors
87750 = 2x5x5x5x3x3x3x13
or you could break it up into bigger chunks, which you then reduce
87750 = 50 x 5x3x3x3x13
= 5x5x2x5x3x3x3x13
= 2x3x3x3x5x5x5x13