PRIME FACTORS OF 100
The prime factors of 100 are 2 and 5.
Factor trees can be used to identify the prime factors of a number. The diagram below shows the factor tree of 100.
Prime factors are the numbers at the endpoints. For 100, these numbers are 2 and 5.
The prime factorization of 100 is 22 × 52.
100 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.