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30 prime factorization

What is the prime factorization of 30?

Find the prime factorization of 30

30 is divisible by 5:

30 ÷ 5 = 6

See Divisibility criteria for 5.

5 is a prime number.

6 is not a prime number.

See Prime numbers 1 through 20.

The prime factorization of 6 is

6 = 2 * 3

Both 2 and 3 are prime numbers.

Therefore, the prime factorization of 30 is

30 = 2 * 3 * 5

So, the prime factors of 30 are

2, 3, 5