# Prime Factors of 1000

1000 is divisible by the prime number 2 which results in 500. The same step can be applied 2 more times and the resultant value will be 125. Continuing, the number 125 is divisible by prime number 5 and the result after division will be 25. The same step can be applied 1 more time and the resultant value will be 5. The result 5 cannot be divided any further as it is a prime number. Hence the prime factors of 1000 are 2, 2, 2, 5, 5, 5.

Prime Factors of 1000
2, 2, 2, 5, 5, 5
Prime Factor Tree of 1000
 1000  2 500  2 250  2 125  5 25  5 5

1000 is divisible by the prime number 2 which results in 500. The same step can be applied 2 more times and the resultant value will be 125. Continuing, the number 125 is divisible by prime number 5 and the result after division will be 25. The same step can be applied 1 more time and the resultant value will be 5. The result 5 cannot be divided any further as it is a prime number. Hence the prime factors of 1000 are 2, 2, 2, 5, 5, 5.