# How to find prime factorization

## What is prime factorization

Prime factorization is where you find the product of primes. This means it is a multiplication sentence that contains prime numbers.

Factor is a number that is multiplied with another to create a product.

Prime means the number has only two factors one and itself.

Composite means the number has multiple factors.

## Steps to find prime factorization

## Steps

1. Identify if the number is prime or composite

2. Identify two factors that can be multiplied into the number

3. Show your multiplication as a tree and circle the prime numbers

4. Continue to factor each number not circled until you have all primes (all circled)