# Prime factorization of 16

Here you will see step by step solution of prime factorization of 16, how to find factors of 16, you will see all factors of 16, how many factors of 16 has? Factors of 16 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, we can see that 16 has 5 factor and sum of all factors is 31.

• All Factors of 16: 1, 2, 4, 8, 16
• Prime Factors of 16: 2 × 2 × 2 × 2
• Prime Factorization of 16: 24
• Sum of Factors of 16: 31
• Is 16 prime number: No

### How to find factors of 16 by Division Method?

To find the factors of 16 by division method, we need the find the all numbers between 1 to 16, which divide 16 with 0 remainder, then the number is factor of 16.

### Pair factors of 16

• 16/1 = 16 [ 1 × 16 (1, 16) 1 and 16 is pair factor of 16]
• 16/2 = 8 [ 2 × 8 (2, 8) 2 and 8 is pair factor of 16]
• 16/4 = 4 [ 4 × 4 (4, 4) 4 and 4 is pair factor of 16]
• 16/8 = 2 [ 8 × 2 (8, 2) 8 and 2 is pair factor of 16]
• 16/16 = 1 [ 16 × 1 (16, 1) 16 and 1 is pair factor of 16]

As we checked numbers between 1 to 16 that are not leaving any remainder, hence we can say factors of 16 is 1, 2, 4, 8, 16.

Also note that, in exponential form prime factorization of 16 is written as 24 and it is a composite number.

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