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168 prime factorization

What is the prime factorization of 168?

Find the prime factorization of 168

168 is divisible by 4:

168 ÷ 4 = 42

Neither 4 nor 42 are prime numbers.

See Prime numbers 1 through 50.

The prime factorization of 4 is

4 = 2 * 2

The prime factorization of 42 is

42 = 2 * 3 * 7

See 42 prime factorization.

Therefore, the prime factorization of 168 is

168 =
2 * 2 * 2 * 3 * 7

The prime factorization of 168 using exponents

168 = 23 * 3 * 7

So, the prime factors of 168 are

2, 2, 2, 3, 7