PRIME FACTORS OF 84
The prime factors of 84 are 2, 3 and 7.
Factor trees can be used to identify the prime factors of a number. The diagram below shows the factor tree of 84.
Prime factors are the numbers at the endpoints. For 84, these numbers are 2, 3 and 7.
The prime factorization of 84 is 22 × 3 × 7.
84 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.