What is Prime Factorization? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT an example of a prime number?

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1. What is the prime factorization of 24?

2. A prime number is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet duo, you will be tasked with answering questions about examples of prime numbers, how to use prime factorization, properties of prime numbers, and factor trees.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be a bit more specifically assessed on:

  • What a prime number is
  • The prime factorization of 24
  • Examples of prime numbers
  • Examples of valid factor trees
  • Components of a prime factorization solution

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding prime numbers
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related prime factorization lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding factor trees and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about prime factorization, check out our lesson titled, What is Prime Factorization? - Definition & Examples. This lesson will teach you further about:

  • Prime factorization's definition
  • What factors are used for
  • The function of factor trees
  • The role exponents play in all this
  • Dividing and conquering in prime factorization