Prime numbers have one distinct prime factor.
No. 42 is composite and therefore cannot be a prime factor.
The largest prime factor of 42 is 7
The only distinct prime factor of 9 is 3
Factor or Prime factor
Distinct prime factors are the prime factors that are distinct (or different) from each other. A list of distinct prime factors is a list of one of each different prime number that is a factor. For example, the prime factors of 8 are 2, 2, and 2. The only distinct prime factor is 2, which occurs multiple times.
The prime factors of 42 are 2, 3 and 7.
The prime factors of 42 are 2, 3, 7
42 21,2 7,3,2
No, 12 is not a prime number.
Find the prime factorization. Identify the distinct prime factors. Add them up.
It is: 2*3*7 = 42