Is there a method one can use to obtain the prime factorization of a certain number?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

For example:

Find the prime factorization of 4^{9}+ 3^{9}. [MathFest2004]

I realize that I can re-write the expression as 2^{9}.2^{9}+3^{9}, but that's about as far as I can go.

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# Prime factorization

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