PRIME FACTORS OF 120
The prime factors of 120 are 2, 3 and 5.
Factor trees can be used to identify the prime factors of a number. The diagram below shows the factor tree of 120.
Prime factors are the numbers at the endpoints. For 120, these numbers are 2, 3 and 5.
The prime factorization of 120 is 23 × 3 × 5.
120 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.