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27 prime factorization

What is the prime factorization of 27? What is the prime factorization of 27 using exponents?

Find the prime factorization of 27

The number 27 is written as

27 = 3 * 9

3 is a prime number.

9 is not a prime number.

See Prime numbers 1 through 20.

The prime factorization of 9 is

9 = 3 * 3

Therefore, the prime factorization of 27 is

27 = 3 * 3 * 3

The prime factorization of 27 using exponents

27 = 33

So, the prime factors of 27 are

3, 3, 3