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A number can be factored into a product of its component factorsA number'sfactorsare 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 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?

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