Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

Skills Handbook - Prime Numbers and Composite Numbers - Exercises - Page 798: 24

Answer

The prime factorization of $96$ is $$2 \times 2 \times 2 \times 2 \times 2 \times 3$$ or $$2^5 \times 3$$

Work Step by Step

Using the factor tree, you will find that $2,2,2,2,2,$ and $3$ are the prime numbers that multiply to $96$. $$2 \times 2 \times 2 \times 2 \times 2 \times 3$$ or $$2^5 \times 3$$

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