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PrimeFactors

  

prime factors of an integer

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Compatibility

Calling Sequence

PrimeFactors(n)

Parameters

n

-

integer

Description

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The PrimeFactors(n) command computes the prime factors of the integer n.

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Every prime number divides 0 evenly, but one cannot represent the set of all prime numbers as an enumerated set. Therefore, PrimeFactors(0) returns an error.

Examples

withNumberTheory:

PrimeFactors3526

2,41,43

(1)

PrimeFactors55557

3,6173

(2)

PrimeFactors57

3,19

(3)

plots:-pointplot`union`seqmapp→n,p,PrimeFactorsn,n=1..1000

PrimeFactors0

Error, (in NumberTheory:-PrimeFactors) cannot represent all prime factors of 0

Compatibility

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The NumberTheory[PrimeFactors]  command was introduced in Maple 2016.

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For more information on Maple 2016 changes, see Updates in Maple 2016.

See Also

ifactor

NumberTheory

NumberTheory[NumberOfPrimeFactors]