FACTOR TREE OF 4
Factorization tree of 4 is shown below.
(4 = 22)
The only prime factor of 4 is 2
Prime factorization of 4 is as following.
Without Exponents: 4 = 2 × 2
With Exponents: 4 = 22
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.