Prime Factors of 720

720 is divisible by the prime number 2 which results in 360. The same step can be applied 3 more times and the resultant value will be 45. Continuing, the number 45 is divisible by prime number 3 and the result after division will be 15. 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 720 are 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 5.

Prime Factors of 720
2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 5
Prime Factor Tree of 720
  720      
      
2 360
      
2 180
      
2 90
      
2 45
      
3 15
      
3 5

720 is divisible by the prime number 2 which results in 360. The same step can be applied 3 more times and the resultant value will be 45. Continuing, the number 45 is divisible by prime number 3 and the result after division will be 15. 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 720 are 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 5.


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