# Prime Factors of 2016

Prime Factors of 2016 are 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, and 7

#### How to find prime factors of a number

 1.   Prime Factorization of 2016 by Division Method 2.   Prime Factorization of 2016 by Factor Tree Method 3.   Definition of Prime Factors 4.   Frequently Asked Questions

#### Steps to find Prime Factors of 2016 by Division Method

To find the primefactors of 2016 using the division method, follow these steps:

• Step 1. Start dividing 2016 by the smallest prime number, i.e., 2, 3, 5, and so on. Find the smallest prime factor of the number.
• Step 2. After finding the smallest prime factor of the number 2016, which is 2. Divide 2016 by 2 to obtain the quotient (1008).
2016 ÷ 2 = 1008
• Step 3. Repeat step 1 with the obtained quotient (1008).
1008 ÷ 2 = 504
504 ÷ 2 = 252
252 ÷ 2 = 126
126 ÷ 2 = 63
63 ÷ 3 = 21
21 ÷ 3 = 7
7 ÷ 7 = 1

So, the prime factorization of 2016 is, 2016 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 7.

#### Steps to find Prime Factors of 2016 by Factor Tree Method

We can follow the same procedure using the factor tree of 2016 as shown below:

So, the prime factorization of 2016 is, 2016 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 7.

#### Introduction to Prime Factors?

In mathematics, prime numbers are defined as all those natural numbers greater than 1 that has only two divisors one being number 1 and the other being the number itself. When we express any number as the products of these prime numbers than these prime numbers become prime factors of that number. Eg- Prime Factors of 2016 are 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 7.

#### Properties of Prime Factors

• For any given number there is one and only one set of unique prime factors.
• Any number can have only 1 even prime factor and that is number 2.
• Two prime factors are always coprime to each other.
• 1 is the factor of any given number, but 1 is neither a prime number nor a composite number. So, 1 is the factor of 2016 but not a prime factor of 2016.

• Which is the smallest prime factor of 2016?

Smallest prime factor of 2016 is 2.

• Is 2016 a perfect square?

No 2016 is not a perfect square.

• What is the prime factorization of 2016?

Prime factorization of 2016 is 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 7.

• What is prime factorization of 2016 in exponential form?

Prime factorization of 2016 in exponential form is 25 x 32 x 7.

• Is 2016 a prime number or a composite number?

2016 is a composite number.

• Which is the largest prime factors of 2016?

The largest prime factor of 2016 is 7.

• What is the product of all prime factors of 2016?

Prime factors of 2016 are 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 7. Therefore, their product is 2016.

• What numbers are the prime factors of 2016?

Prime factors of 2016 are 2 , 2 , 2 , 2 , 2 , 3 , 3 , 7.

• Is there any even prime factor of 2016?

Yes there is a even prime factor of 2016.