# Prime factorization of $3282$

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Find the prime factorization of $3282$.

### Solution

Start with the number $2$.

Determine whether $3282$ is divisible by $2$.

It is divisible, thus, divide $3282$ by ${\color{green}2}$: $\frac{3282}{2} = {\color{red}1641}$.

Determine whether $1641$ is divisible by $2$.

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

The next prime number is $3$.

Determine whether $1641$ is divisible by $3$.

It is divisible, thus, divide $1641$ by ${\color{green}3}$: $\frac{1641}{3} = {\color{red}547}$.

The prime number ${\color{green}547}$ has no other factors then $1$ and ${\color{green}547}$: $\frac{547}{547} = {\color{red}1}$.

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: $3282 = 2 \cdot 3 \cdot 547$.

The prime factorization is $3282 = 2 \cdot 3 \cdot 547$A.