Prime Factors
Enter a whole number greater than 1.
RESULT
The prime factors of 24 are 2 and 3.
DESCRIPTIONS
Factor trees can be used to identify the prime factors of a number. The diagram below shows the factor tree of 24.
(Click here to read more about the factor tree of 24.)
Prime factors are the numbers at the endpoints. For 24, these numbers are 2 and 3.
OTHER INFORMATION
The prime factorization of 24 is 2^{3} × 3. (Click here to see the details.)
24 is a composite number.
A prime factor is a factor that is prime. Prime factors can be identified by checking the endpoints of a factor tree.
Prime factors calculator,
You can use the rpime factors calculator in two ways.
You can enter a whole number to the input box and click on the "CALCULATE" button. The result and explanations appaer below the calculator
You can click on the DIE ICON next to the input box. If you use this property, a random number is generated and entered to the calculator, automatically. You can see the result and explanations below the calculator. You can create your own examples and practice using this property.
To check the prime factors of another number you can clear the input box by clicking on the CLEAR button under the input box.
You can copy the generated solution by clicking on the "Copy Text" link, appaers under the solution panel.
Even you can download the solution as an image file with .jpg extension if you click on the "Download Solution" link at the bottom of the solution panel. You can share the downloaded image file.
Prime Factors