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# Prime factors of 256

Updated: 4/28/2022

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The only prime factor of 256 is: 2

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256 = 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 = 28

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### What are the prime number 256?

Prime factors of 256=2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2 (or 28)

256 = 28

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### What are the factors of 256?

The factors of 256 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, and 256. Prime factors of 256 are 28. 256 = 28 so any splitting of this into two groups will work:

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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.

### How do you factor 256 into a product pf primes?

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### What are the factors s and prime factors of 2048?

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No, 256 is not a composite number. It is a power of 2, specifically 2 to the power of 8 (2^8), and only has 2 factors (1 and 256), making it a prime number.

### Are 256 and 315 relatively prime?

Yes. 256 is a power of 2 so its only factors are powers of 2. 315 is odd so no power of 2 can be a factor.