34. FUNDAMENTAL THEOREM OF ARITHMETIC | |||
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Statement

Any positive integer can be expressed as a product of primes, repeated if necessary.

This factorization is

1) 30 = 2 x 3 x 5

2) 100 = 2

3) 3600 = 2

The theorem can, formally, be stated as:

then every number N, can be written as