Which example shows the prime factorization of 30?


Prime factorization means finding which prime numbers multiply together to get the original number. Prime numbers are numbers that can only be divided by themselves and 1.
The prime factorization of 30, then, is:
\(30 = 2 \times 15 = 2 \times 3 \times 5\)
Note: 2, 3 and 5 are all prime numbers

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