### Prime Numbers and Prime Factors

**What we did Today:**

**HOMEWORK QUESTIONS ANSWERS**

**NotesWhat are factors?: **A factor is a whole number which divides evenly into a whole number leaving no remainders. A whole number is a number without decimals in it like 2.50

**What are prime numbers?:** A prime number is a whole number greater than 1 that has only 2 factors: 1 & itself. 1 is not a prime number. Some examples are prime factors are 2,3,5,7,11,13.

**What are prime factors?:** Prime factors are factors that are prime numbers. In my words, its putting a whole number into its lowest prime numbers also known as **Prime Factorization**. A way to use this method is to use a **Factor Tree**.** Lets use an example like the number 12. Find factors of 12 and put it into the lowest prime numbers you get. Here is an example of a factor tree for 12.**

## 6 comments:

Good job.. u forgot to put the answer for side length #6.. and nice explaination.. good job again

Nice Job though why is every thing so big?

Good job Darnell but why are all the words so big?

nice exlpaination darnell, i liked how you changed the colors so you wont get mixed up.

great job darnell and nice explanations

good job , i can read it VERY CLEAR !

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