i already got the answer for what is the prime factorization of 648 which is 2x2x2x3x3x3x3
but how do i write that answer in exponential form?

Hi Annna,

Exponential form is a more compact way to write something like 5 × 5 × 5. We write it 5 × 5 × 5 = 5^{3}. Thus for example the prime factorization of 144 is 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 3 or in exponential form 2^{4} × 3^{2}.

I hope this helps,
Penny

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