# Prime Factors of 588

588 is divisible by the prime number 2 which results in 294. The same step can be applied 1 more time and the resultant value will be 147. Continuing, the number 147 is divisible by prime number 3 and the result after division will be 49. Continuing, the number 49 is divisible by prime number 7 and the result after division will be 7. The result 7 cannot be divided any further as it is a prime number. Hence the prime factors of 588 are 2, 2, 3, 7, 7.

Prime Factors of 588
2, 2, 3, 7, 7
Prime Factor Tree of 588
 588  2 294  2 147  3 49  7 7

588 is divisible by the prime number 2 which results in 294. The same step can be applied 1 more time and the resultant value will be 147. Continuing, the number 147 is divisible by prime number 3 and the result after division will be 49. Continuing, the number 49 is divisible by prime number 7 and the result after division will be 7. The result 7 cannot be divided any further as it is a prime number. Hence the prime factors of 588 are 2, 2, 3, 7, 7.