## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

$200=2^3\times5^2$
200 is an even number, so it is a multiple of 2. $200=2\times100$ 100 is also an even number, so it is a multiple of 2. $200=2\times2\times50$ 50 is also an even number, so it is a multiple of 2. $200=2\times2\times2\times 25$ 25 is the square of 5. $200=2\times2\times2\times5\times5=2^3\times5^2$