The factors of a number are any numbers that divide into it exactly. This includes 1 and the number itself. For

**example**, the factors of 6 are 1, 2, 3 and 6. The factors of 8 are 1, 2, 4 and 8.People also ask, what is the prime number of 6?

Examples From 1 to 14

Number | Can be Exactly Divided By | Prime, or Composite? |
---|---|---|

5 | 1, 5 | Prime |

6 | 1, 2, 3, 6 | Composite |

7 | 1, 7 | Prime |

8 | 1, 2, 4, 8 | Composite |

What is the definition of a prime factor?

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**factor**that is a**prime**number. In other words: any of the**prime**numbers that can be multiplied to give the original number. Example: The**prime factors**of 15 are 3 and 5 (because 3×5=15, and 3 and 5 are**prime**numbers). See:**Prime**Number.**Prime**Factorization.