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Q: What jobs use prime factor decomposition?

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A math teacher is the job that uses prime and composite numbers.

Suppose you have a number N and you want to find its largest prime factor. It is probably easiest to start at the bottom.Find the smallest prime factor, p.Find its factor pair = N/p.If the second number (= N/p) is a prime, then it is the largest prime factor.if not, replace N by N/p and go back to the top.

Use a factor tree. 186 93,2 31,3,2

Use a factor tree. 84 42,2 21,2,2 7,3,2,2

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Whatever you use, 59 is a prime number. Its only prime factor is itself.

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2 is the only prime factor of 8.

Surveying and land use jobs which use a map to scale. Also construction jobs will use plans of the building which are drawn to scale with a stated scale factor.

Use a factor tree. 55 5,11

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If the prime factorization contains a 5 and a 7, 35 is a factor.

Use a factor tree. 98 49,2 7,7,2

Use a factor tree. 315 105,3 35,3,3 7,5,3,3

Use a factor tree. 56 28,2 14,2 7,2,2,2 The largest prime factor is 7.

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