# Prime Factorization Calculator

## What Is a Prime Factorization Calculator?

A 'Prime Factorization Calculator' is an online tool which finds all the prime factors of a given number.

Cuemath's 'Prime Factorization Calculator' helps you to list the prime factors of a number within a few seconds.

Note : Please enter numbers upto 3 digits.

## How to Use the Prime Factorization Calculator?

Follow these simple steps to use the calculator:

**Step 1:**Enter the number to be factorized in the input box.**Step 2:**Click on "**Factorize**" to get the prime factorization of the given number.**Step 2:**Click on**"Reset"**to clear the field and enter the new number.

## What Is Prime Factorization?

Prime factorization is the breaking down of a number into a group of prime numbers which multiply together and result in the original number.

The prime factors of a number can be found using the division method as shown in the following example.

## Solved Example on Prime Factorization Calculator

**Solved Example 1:**

What is the prime factorization of 72?

**Solution:**

The prime factors of 72 can be found by the division method as shown.

Therefore, the prime factorization of 72 is:

72 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3

Now, try the calculator to factorize the following numbers:

- 64
- 486

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