Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - Chapters 1-2 Cumulative Review Problem Set: 24

Answer

$3\times3\times17$

Work Step by Step

First, we divide 153 by the prime number 3. This results in the number 51. 51 can further be divided by 3 to obtain 17, which is also a prime number. Therefore, as a product of prime factors, 153 can be written as: $153=3\times51=3\times3\times17$
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