## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

They are the same. There is only one prime factorization for a given number. $120=2^3\times3\times5$
$\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 120$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \swarrow\ \ \searrow$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 12\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 10$ $\ \ \ \ \swarrow\searrow\ \ \ \swarrow\searrow$ $\ \ \ 2\ \ \ \ \ \ \ 6\ \ \ \ 2\ \ \ \ \ \ \ 5$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \swarrow\searrow$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 2\ \ \ \ \ \ 3$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 120$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \swarrow\ \ \searrow$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 24\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 5$ $\ \ \ \ \swarrow\searrow$ $\ \ \ 2\ \ \ \ \ \ \ 12$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \swarrow\searrow$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 2\ \ \ \ \ \ 6$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \swarrow\searrow$ $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 3\ \ \ \ \ \ 2$