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Is it possible for a composite number to have more than one prime factorization? Is it possible for a number to have no prime factors? Why?
Give an example of how prime factorization could be used in the real world.

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  1. 1. No. After the first prime factorization, no further factoring can be done.

    2. Yes. Prime numbers(2, 3, 5, 7) have no prime factors; because they have already gone through "Prime factorization".

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    posted by Henry
  2. Thank You

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  3. Take a look at the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic.

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    posted by Steve
  4. thx guys it helpped

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