# What is the prime factorization of 40?

**Solution:**

Prime factorization means expressing a composite number as the product of its prime factors.

The prime factorization of 40 is the representation of 40 as a product of prime numbers and can be done in the following way:

40 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 5 = 2^{3} × 5

Thus, we have seen the prime factorization of 40 as 2 × 2 × 2 × 5.

## What is the prime factorization of 40?

**Summary:**

The prime factorization of 40 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 5 = 2^{3} × 5

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