# Prime factorization of $3175$

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Find the prime factorization of $3175$.

### Solution

Start with the number $2$.

Determine whether $3175$ is divisible by $2$.

Since it is not divisible, move to the next prime number.

The next prime number is $3$.

Determine whether $3175$ is divisible by $3$.

Since it is not divisible, move to the next prime number.

The next prime number is $5$.

Determine whether $3175$ is divisible by $5$.

It is divisible, thus, divide $3175$ by ${\color{green}5}$: $\frac{3175}{5} = {\color{red}635}$.

Determine whether $635$ is divisible by $5$.

It is divisible, thus, divide $635$ by ${\color{green}5}$: $\frac{635}{5} = {\color{red}127}$.

The prime number ${\color{green}127}$ has no other factors then $1$ and ${\color{green}127}$: $\frac{127}{127} = {\color{red}1}$.

Since we have obtained $1$, we are done.

Now, just count the number of occurences of the divisors (green numbers), and write down the prime factorization: $3175 = 5^{2} \cdot 127$.

The prime factorization is $3175 = 5^{2} \cdot 127$A.