PRIME FACTORS OF 56
The prime factors of 56 are 2 and 7.
Factor trees can be used to identify the prime factors of a number. The diagram below shows the factor tree of 56.
Prime factors are the numbers at the endpoints. For 56, these numbers are 2 and 7.
The prime factorization of 56 is 23 × 7.
56 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.