# Factoring Monomials

**Factoring monomials** is the same thing with factoring numbers. In our previous discussion of factoring, any integer can be written uniquely as a product of prime factors. Hence, the "prime factorization" of a monomial is writing its expression as a product of prime numbers, single variables, and (possibly) a –1.

On the other hand, the prime-power factorization of a monomial is writing its expression as a power of prime factors.

*Examples:*

A. Write the prime factorization of each. Do not use exponents.

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B. Write the prime-power factorization of each.

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## Factoring Monomials Worksheets

- Worksheet 1 (20 FREE RESPONSE items with answers)
- Worksheet 1 (20 MULTIPLE CHOICE items with answers)
- Worksheet 2 (30 FREE RESPONSE items with answers)
- Worksheet 2 (30 MULTIPLE CHOICE items with answers)
- Worksheet 3 (40 FREE RESPONSE items with answers)
- Worksheet 3 (40 MULTIPLE CHOICE items with answers)
- Worksheet 4 (50 FREE RESPONSE items with answers)
- Worksheet 4 (50 MULTIPLE CHOICE items with answers)

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