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  • one year ago

In a factor tree, prime numbers have only two branches and composite numbers have more than two branches. Which of these numbers will have more than two branches? A.7 B.23 C.77 D.47

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  1. perl
    • one year ago
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    You can make a prime factor tree. Want to see one?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sure

  3. perl
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1433763399844:dw|

  4. perl
    • one year ago
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    14 has more than 2 branches, so its composite

  5. perl
    • one year ago
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    I don't really like this way of making a prime tree. usually you stop at the prime numbers

  6. perl
    • one year ago
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    an alternate definition is, a prime number has no branches. a composite number has branches

  7. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    right - i was wondering about that too I would have said that none of the options would fit the bill

  8. perl
    • one year ago
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    here is an applet that lets you find a prime factorization tree , with sound http://www.mathplayground.com/factortrees.html

  9. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    but by the first way there is

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