PRIME FACTORS OF 156
The prime factors of 156 are 2, 3 and 13.
Factor trees can be used to identify the prime factors of a number. The diagram below shows the factor tree of 156.
Prime factors are the numbers at the endpoints. For 156, these numbers are 2, 3 and 13.
The prime factorization of 156 is 22 × 3 × 13.
156 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.