Prime Factorization

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# Prime Factors of a Number Calculator

getcalc.com's Prime or Integer Factorization Calculator is to find **what are all the prime factors of 36?**

2 x 2 x 3 x 3 are the prime factors for integer number 36.

## 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.