The prime factors of 36 are. 2 and 3.
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The prime factorization of 36 is 2^2*3^2 (4 prime factors, 2 distinct) Thanks
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1. Begin by determining if your factors are prime or composite numbers. A prime number only has one and itself as factors, while a composite number will have more than one and itself
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