FACTOR TREE OF 16
Factorization tree of 16 is shown below.
(16 = 24)
The only prime factor of 16 is 2
Prime factorization of 16 is as following.
Without Exponents: 16 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2
With Exponents: 16 = 24
In addition to the upside-down division method, in order to produce the prime factorization of a composite number, we can use factor trees.
At every step, we find two factors of a composite number at one of the ends of the tree. We repeat the process until all ends are prime.