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anonymous
 one year ago
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Determine the prime factorization of 88.
A.
2 • 32• 5
B.
22• 3 • 5
C.
22• 11
D.
23• 11
anonymous
 one year ago
will give medal for explanation and answer thanks Determine the prime factorization of 88. A. 2 • 32• 5 B. 22• 3 • 5 C. 22• 11 D. 23• 11

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First of all, we understand what prime numbers are, no?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"Prime Factorization" is finding which prime numbers multiply together to make the original number. So if we want to find the prime factorization of 12. dw:1437149225429:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the prime factorization of 12 would be 2x2x3

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So in simpler terms, we are looking for the prime factors of 88

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so now let us do 88. First of all, one significant prime number that comes to mind when looking at this is 11. So if divided by 11, 88 equals 8. So... dw:1437149455939:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So no, A is not correct, because 32 is NOT a prime number. Are you sure you understand?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yea must have miscalculated

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so a and b are wrong

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So when we take 8, we then get 4 and 2. 2 is a prime so we can leave that alone. So we then take 4, and we get 2 and 2. Now it is fully prime factored. So our answer is \[2^3 \times 11\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if that 23 x 11 is referring to 2^3 x 11, then i suppose it is D

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah thats what i was thinking after i new that a and b were wrong and thank you very much
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