prime factor

For $n \in \mathbb{N}$ a natural number a *prime factor* is a prime number $p \in \mathbb{N}$ which divides $n$, hence such that there is $k \in \mathbb{N}$ with $k \cdot p = n$.

The *prime factorization* of a natural number is its expression entirely as a product of prime factors.

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*Prime factorization*

Revised on July 14, 2016 16:00:39
by Urs Schreiber
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