# Q: What are the prime factors of the number 5?

A:
5

A:
5

Prime factors are the prime numbers that can be multipled together to equal the original number. You find the factors by dividing by prime numbers. It is best shown by creating a Factor Tree.

The numbers in **bold** above are the prime factors. If there are multiples, you only count them one time. This leads us to our prime factors of:

5

We can check our work by multiplying all of the prime factors together: 5 = 5

This can also be written as 5^{1} = 5

If you would like to know more, or need additional explanation, please review our prime factorization explanation.

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