Factoring Integers: Problem 3

Rule 9:
To factor an integer, simply break the integer down into a group of numbers whose product equals the original number. Factors are separated by multiplication signs. Note that the number 1 is the factor of every number. All factors of a number can be divided evenly into that number.

Problem 3: Factor 4000 completely.

Answer. We have


You could also write the factors as tex2html_wrap_inline24 . Normally the 1 is left out. It is understood that 1 is the factor of every number.

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