Question

# Find the prime number that is a factor of 42.

- 6
- 14
- 3
- 4

Hint:

### Factorization is the process of "breaking down" a number into smaller parts.

## The correct answer is: 3

Here, the factors of 42 are 1,2,3,6,7,14,21,42.

The prime factors of 42 are 2,3 and 7.

Hence, option 3 is correct.

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