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78 prime factorization

What is the prime factorization of 78?

Find the prime factorization of 78

78 is divisible by 2:

78 ÷ 2 = 39

See Divisibility criteria for 2.

2 is a prime number.

39 is not a prime number.

See Prime numbers 1 through 50.

The prime factorization of 39 is

39 = 3 * 13

See 39 prime factorization.

Therefore, the prime factorization of 78 is

78 = 2 * 3 * 13

So, the prime factors of 78 are

2, 3, 13