**48 as a Product of Prime Factors**

What is 48 as a Product of Prime Factors?

First, note that in the sentence above, "product" is the result you get when you multiply numbers together to get 48.

Furthermore, "prime factors" are specifically the prime numbers that you multiply together to get 48.

All composite numbers can be written as a Product of Prime Factors and 48 is no exception.

The prime factors of 48 are 2, 2, 2, 2, 3. Therefore, 48 as a Product of Prime Factors is:

**2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 = 48**

Note that there is only one set of unique prime factors that multiply to 48.

**49 as a Product of Prime Factors**

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