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100 prime factorization

What is the prime factorization of 100?

Find the prime factorization of 100

100 is divisible by 10:

100 ÷ 10 = 10

See Divisibility criteria for 10.

10 is not a prime number.

See Prime numbers 1 through 50.

The prime factorization of 10 is

10 = 2 * 5

See The prime factorization of 10.

Therefore, the prime factorization of 100 is

100 =
2 * 5 * 2 * 5 =
2 * 2 * 5 * 5

The prime factorization of 100 using exponents

100 = 22 * 52

So, the prime factors of 100 are

2, 2, 5, 5