Choose the prime factorization of 120. A)2^{2}*3*10 B)2^{3}*3*5 C)10*12 D)2*5*12

Jason Yuhas 2021-12-19 Answered
Choose the prime factorization of 120.
A)22310
B)2335
C)10*12
D)2*5*12
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sonSnubsreose6v
Answered 2021-12-20 Author has 21 answers
Step 1
to find prime factorization
Start by dividing the number by the first prime number 2 and continue dividing by 2 until you get a decimal or remainder. Then divide by 3, 5, 7, etc. until the only numbers left are prime numbers.
Step 2
120=2×2×2×3×5
prime factorization of 120
23×3×5
Step 3
Answer B

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Bertha Jordan
Answered 2021-12-21 Author has 37 answers
Step 1
As we know,
Prime factorization is a process of factoring a number in term of prime number.
Step 2
Now,
120
1202=60
602=30
302=15
153=5
5 is prime number
Hence, prime factor of 120 is
=2*2*2*3*5
=2335
Prime factorization of 120 is 2335.

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