UPSIDE-DOWN DIVISION OF 1024
Upside-down division of 1,024 is shown below.
(1024 = 210)
The only prime factor of 1024 is 2
Prime factorization of 1024 is as following.
Without Exponents: 1024 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2
With Exponents:1024 = 210
Upside-down division is a method used to find the prime factors and prime factorization of a number.
In this method, we draw a rectangular line and write the number on the RHS. Then we try to find a prime number that divides the number on the right. Once we find such a prime number, we write it on the left. We make the division and write the result under the number. on the RHS and continue the algorithm until we reach 1 on the RHS.
The numbers on the LHS are the prime factors. The prime factorization can be found by multiplying those prime numbers.