PRIME FACTORS OF 6
The prime factors of 6 are 2 and 3.
Factor trees can be used to identify the prime factors of a number. The diagram below shows the factor tree of 6.
Prime factors are the numbers at the endpoints. For 6, these numbers are 2 and 3.
The prime factorization of 6 is 2 × 3.
6 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.