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Factor tree for 3

Here you can find the answer to questions related to: Factor tree for 3 or how to draw the factor tree for 3. Use the calculator below to draw the factors tree of any number if the it is factorable and has less than 15 factors.

Factor Tree Calculator

Enter a natural number to get its fator tree:
Ex.: 6, 9, 26, 256, etc.
This calculator accepts big numbers up to 100,000 or more.
The number 3 is a prime number, because 3 is only divided by 1 or by itself.

No factor tree for 3. It is not possible to draw trees for prime numbers.

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How to draw the factor tree

The procedure below applies to any non-prime number.

Supose you want to find the factor tree of 32. In this case, you show use the folowing steps:

    /  \
   2   16
      /  \
     2   8
        /  \
       2    4
          /  \
         2    2

 32 is not prime --> divide by 2

 16 is not prime --> divide by 2

 8 is not prime --> divide by 2

  4 is not prime --> divide by 2

  2 is prime --> stop

Note that these dividers (in this case all are equal to 2) are the prime factors. They are also called the leaves of the factor tree.