# Prime Factors of a Number Calculator

getcalc.com's **Prime Factorization Calculator** is an online basic math function tool to resolve an integer into prime factors or to find the prime factors of a number or integer.

## Definition & Usage

**Prime Factorization**, also known as Integer Factorization, is a basic mathematic function, generally a method of finding the prime factors (the basic building blocks of a number) of an integer. A prime factor is a prime number that can be divisible by itself or 1. It's widely used in cryptography techniques or algorithms.