# What is the prime factorization of 48?

**Solution:**

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

The prime factorization of 48 is the representation of 48 as a product of prime numbers and can be done in the following way:

48 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 = 2^{4} × 3

Thus, the prime factorization of 48 is 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3.

## What is the prime factorization of 48?

**Summary:**

The prime factorization of 48 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 = 2^{4} × 3.

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