Prime decomposition of 72
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The number 72 is a composite number because 72 can be divided by one, by itself and at least by 2 and 3. A composite number is an integer that can be divided by at least another natural number, besides itself and 1, without leaving a remainder (divided exactly).
The factorization or decomposition of 72 = 2^{3}•3^{2}. Notice that here, it is written in exponential form. The prime factors of 72 are 2 and 3. It is the list of the integer's prime factors. The number of prime factors of 72 is 2. Factor tree or prime decomposition for 72As 72 is a composite number, we can draw its factor tree: 
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