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56 prime factorization

What is the prime factorization of 56? Prime factorization of 56 using exponents.

Find the prime factorization of 56

56 is divisible by 7:

56 ÷ 7 = 8

7 is a prime number.

8 is not a prime number.

See Prime numbers 1 through 30.

The prime factorization of 8 is

8 = 2 * 2 * 2

See The prime factorization of 8.

Therefore, the prime factorization of 56 is

56 = 2 * 2 * 2 * 7

The prime factorization of 56 using exponents

56 = 23 * 7

So, the prime factors of 56 are

2, 2, 2, 7