A number's factors are numbers which multiply together to form it as a product. Another way of thinking of this is that every number is the product of multiple factors. Learning how to factor - that is, break up a number into its component factors - is an important mathematical skill that is used not only in basic arithmetic but also in algebra, calculus, and beyond
A number can be factored into a product of its component factors
A number can be factored into a product of its prime .
But, What exactly is a prime number ?
Prime numbers are numbers greater than 1 that are evenly divisible only by themselves and 1
Is it a number that can only be evenly divided by that number itself and one ?As in like it cannot be factored further?