19 ii. Steps to Prime Factorization a. To find the prime factorization, start with any pair of factors. b. If you have a prime factor, circle it. c. If you have a composite number, continue by listing a pair of factors d. Continue until each branch ends at a prime factor e. Write the prime factors using exponents-smallest base to largest base
20 Write the prime factorization of 24. Just WatchWrite the prime factorization of 24.Choose any two factors of 24 to begin. Keep finding factors until each branch ends at a prime factor. Remember, 2 is PRIME24242••12OR642•63•22•22•324 = 3 • 2 • 2 • 224 = 2 • 2 • 2 • 3The prime factorization of 24 is 2 • 2 • 2 • 3, or 23 • 3.
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