Q: What is the total number of prime factors of the number 56?

 A: 4

Why are there 4 total prime factors of the number 56?

First, you must factor the number. Then, you must identify the prime numbers. Finally, you then count the number of prime factors.

In the case of the number 56, the prime factors are: 2, 2, 2, 7 or also written as { 2, 2, 2, 7 }

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