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Q: How do you work the prime factor problem?

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You work out the multiples of it which are only divisable by 1 and themselves.

That's a lot of extra work for this problem but here goes. 3 is already prime so it doesn't really have a factor tree or prime factorization. The prime factorization of 4 is 2 x 2 which looks like this in a factor tree.42,23 and 4 have no common prime factors, so the LCM is their product, 12

a factor is a factor , a prime number is a prime number, but a prime factor is a factor which is a prime number. it has to depend on what number number. exp 13 is a prime number

Use a factor tree.

9 is not a prime factor, but it does have one prime factor, which is three. Prime factors are factors of a number that are prime.

A prime factor is a factor that is a prime number. 3 is a prime factor of 12. 4 is a composite factor of 12.

You can not factor prime numbers, that is why they are prime numbers

It is a factor of 132, not a prime factor.

Yes. Any time three is a factor, it is a prime factor.

35 can be a factor, but it is not prime.

19 is a prime factor.

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