# Expressing Composite Numbers as a Product of Prime Numbers

Skill:

Write numbers using prime factorization.

# Expressing Composite Numbers as a Product of Prime Numbers

Investigate how prime numbers multiply to form composite numbers.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question

Usually prime factors of a number do not include 1. Why do you think that is?

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