A special diagram where you find the factors of a number, then the factors of those numbers, etc until you can't factor any more.

The ends are all the prime factors of the original number.

Here we see the factor tree of 48 which reveals that 48 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3

The ends are all the prime factors of the original number.

Here we see the factor tree of 48 which reveals that 48 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3

See: Prime Factor

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