What is a Factor Tree? - Definition & Example


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What are possible factor pairs of 1,000?

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1. What is the prime factorization of 30, according to this chart?

2. Which is a possible way to start a factor tree for 1,000?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test how well you're able to break down any number into its prime factors with this worksheet and quiz combo. The practice problems gauge your knowledge of this mathematical concept as well as your understanding of prime numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will test your ability to:

  • Find possible factor pairs
  • Identify a complete factor tree
  • Follow the prime factorization process

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of prime numbers
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to find a given number's prime factors
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about whether an example shows the completed prime factorization process or not

Additional Learning

Learn more about prime factorization and the steps to complete this process by reviewing the lesson called What is a Factor Tree? - Definition & Example. The lesson's objectives are to teach you to:

  • Understand how a factor tree is like a family tree
  • Define prime factor
  • Understand the process of splitting numbers
  • Know when you have completed the prime factorization process