Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.2 - Prime and Composite Numbers - Problem Set 1.2: 62

Answer

$98 = 2 \cdot 7 \cdot 7$

Work Step by Step

The number is even so it is divisble by 2. Factor out 2 to obtain: $98= 2 \cdot 49$ 49 is divisible by 7 so factor out 7 to obtain: $98 = 2 \cdot 7 \cdot 7$
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