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84 prime factorization

What is the prime factorization of 84?

Find the prime factorization of 84

84 is divisible by 3:

84 ÷ 3 = 28

See Divisibility criteria for 3.

3 is a prime number.

28 is not a prime number.

See Prime numbers 1 through 50.

The prime factorization of 28 is

28 = 2 * 2 * 7

See 28 prime factorization.

Therefore, the prime factorization of 84 is

84 =
2 * 2 * 3 * 7

The prime factorization of 84 using exponents

84 = 22 * 3 * 7

So, the prime factors of 84 are

2, 2, 3, 7