PRIME FACTORS OF 500
The prime factors of 500 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 500.
Prime factors are the numbers at the endpoints. For 500, these numbers are 2 and 5.
The prime factorization of 500 is 22 × 53.
500 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.