# Prime Factors of 300

300 is divisible by the prime number 2 which results in 150. The same step can be applied 1 more time and the resultant value will be 75. Continuing, the number 75 is divisible by prime number 3 and the result after division will be 25. Continuing, the number 25 is divisible by prime number 5 and the result after division will be 5. The result 5 cannot be divided any further as it is a prime number. Hence the prime factors of 300 are 2, 2, 3, 5, 5.

Prime Factors of 300
2, 2, 3, 5, 5
Prime Factor Tree of 300
 300  2 150  2 75  3 25  5 5

300 is divisible by the prime number 2 which results in 150. The same step can be applied 1 more time and the resultant value will be 75. Continuing, the number 75 is divisible by prime number 3 and the result after division will be 25. Continuing, the number 25 is divisible by prime number 5 and the result after division will be 5. The result 5 cannot be divided any further as it is a prime number. Hence the prime factors of 300 are 2, 2, 3, 5, 5.