## factors

create a method to find the factors of any real number ? and then use it to find the factors of 45000 ???
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 Answer:You cannot factor every real number. You can only factor integers.
 ok .... i am sorry .... i meant integers

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 What I learned in elementary school is to divide successively by all primes until you get 1 in the quotient. 45000 / 2 22500 / 2 11250 / 2 5625 / 3 1875 / 3 625 / 5 125 / 5 25 / 5 5 / 5 1 $$45000 =2^3*3^2*5^4$$