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# How do you write a factor tree for a prime number?

Updated: 8/19/2019

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The purpose of a factor tree is to notate the process of finding the prime factorization. If a number is already prime, a factor tree is not necessary.

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a factor tree

A factor tree.

### Can 1 and the factor be used itself to be a factor tree?

The purpose of a factor tree is to divide a number into prime factors. 1 is not a prime number.

### Use a factor tree to write the prime factorization for the number 726?

726 363,2 121,3,2 11,11,3,2

### What is the factor tree of 199?

199 is a prime number. It does not have a tree since it only has one prime factor, itself.

### What is a factor tree for the number 19?

19 is prime. No tree.

### How you draw a factor tree for 23?

23 is a prime number. No prime factorization. No tree.

### What is the factor tree for 57?

There is no factor tree nor factors of 57 as it is a prime number.

### What is a factor tree for 13?

13 is a prime number so it doesn't have a factor tree.

### What number has only one factor tree?

Every composite number has its own unique tree, so I guess the answer is all numbers have one tree. Perhaps you meant one branch or one factor. Prime numbers only have two factors, one of them is prime, so if you try to do a factor tree with a prime number, it stops the second you write the number down. And then there's one. One only has one factor, so we won't even bother with a tree. We'll call it a factor twig.

### How can you make a factor tree with 13?

13 is a prime number. It doesn't have a tree because its only prime factor is itself.

### Does a factor tree end in a prime or compasite number?

The bottom branch of a factor tree consists entirely of prime numbers.