FACTOR TREE OF 8
Factorization tree of 8 is shown below.
(8 = 23)
The only prime factor of 8 is 2
Prime factorization of 8 is as following.
Without Exponents: 8 = 2 × 2 × 2
With Exponents: 8 = 23
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.