Simplify 4489 using prime factors.
To simplify 4489 in terms of prime factors it is important to understand prime numbers.
Prime numbers are those numbers that have only themselves and the number 1 as factors; for example, 2 can only be obtained by multiplying `1times 2` ; similarly for 3,5,7 11,13 17,19 and so on. Consider the number 4 - it can be obtained by multiplying `1 times 4 ` but also `2 times 2` so it cannot be a prime number. The number 2 is the ONLY even number which is prime as of course all other even numbers are divisible by 2.
So to `4489` .It is in fact `67^2` . 67 has no other factors except 1, rendering it (67) a prime number. Therefore we cannot reduce it further.
Therefore, 4489 expressed in terms of prime factors is 67 x 67 or `67^2`