# What is the prime factorization of 243?

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## Answer to the Factorization of 243

The factorization of 243 is equal to 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3. We find these factors by successively dividing 243 by the prime numbers until we obtain the prime factors.

## Factor Tree of 243

The prime factor tree of 243 is an illustration that shows how the number 243 is decomposed into its fundamental prime factors, as 2, 3 and 5. This visual representation helps you understand the underlying structure of the number and how it is formed from smaller prime numbers.

Look at the following tree:

 243 3 81 3 27 3 9 3 3

## Steps to Factor the Number 243

### 1. Obtaining the Prime Factors:

As the number 243 é uma potência de um número primo, ele possui apenas um fator primo repetido várias vezes.

The prime factor of 243 is just 3.

### 2. Factorization Expression:

Write the factorization of the number 243 using its only prime factor. The complete factorization of 243 is:

243 = 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3

These steps show how the number 243 can be factored into its prime components, which is helpful in understanding its structure and mathematical properties.