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Find Prime factorization (by hand) of 2006 and 2007.


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The prime factoization of 2006 is as follow:

The first prime number is 2:

2006/2= 1003

Therefore 2 is a prime factor, now the quotient is 1003 which is not an even number, so 2 is not useful and we must switch to the next prime factor i.e. 3, but 1003 is not a multiple of 3. ...

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The prime factorizations of 2006 and 2007 are found by hand.