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What is a prime factorization?

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  1. Expressing an integer as a product of prime-number factors, such as 120 = 5x3x2x2x2

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    posted by drwls
  2. Prime factorization is when you express a numer into diffrent multiplications.Ask an adult for this help.All I can give you is this:
    12 = 6x6

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    posted by Peter
  3. To pick up on what drwls said, in terms of prime factorization, we can also write the example given using exponents.

    The prime factorization of 120 =

    5 x 3 x 2^3, where 2 is raised to the third power.

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    posted by Guido

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