What are the prime factors of 144?

Find the prime factors of 144. # Factor 144 # 144 = 12 x 12 # 12 can be written as 4 x 3 # Therefore, 144 = 4x3 x 4x3

# 4 can be written as 2 x 2 # Therefore 144 = 2x2 x 3 x 2x2 x 2

# Hence, putting them in numerical order, 144 is 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3
The Prime Factors of 144 are 2, 3


The way to find the prime factors of a number is to identify any obvious numbers that it divides by. In this case, we have 144 which should be known as 122. Thus we can say the prime factors are just twice whatever the prime factors of 12 are. 12 is 2x2x3. Thus we can say the prime factors of 144 are 2, 2, 2, 2, 3 and 3.
you mean prime numbers that go (can be divided evenly) into144?