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A Prime number has only 2 factors which are 1 and itself. Composite numbers are everything else except 1 and 0. 1 and 0 are neither prime, nor composite. 256 is composite.

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Q: What Is the prime number for 256?

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Prime factors of 256=2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2 (or 28)

256 is not prime. 256 = 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2

256 = 28

256 is composite because it ends in an even number so the number 2 goes in it.

no it can be dvided by 2,128,4,64,8,32 and 16

28 = 56

Count the number of twos in its prime factorization.

The only prime factor of 256 is: 2

The prime factors of 256 are 2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2 (or 28).

2 is the only prime factor of 256.

2^8 = 256

28 = 256

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