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# factor

## Syntax

``f = factor(n)``

## Description

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````f = factor(n)` returns a row vector containing the prime factors of `n`. Vector `f` is of the same data type as `n`.```

## Examples

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`f = factor(200)`
```f = 1×5 2 2 2 5 5 ```

Multiply the elements of `f` to reproduce the input value.

`prod(f)`
```ans = 200 ```
```n = uint16(138); f = factor(n)```
```f = 1x3 uint16 row vector 2 3 23 ```

Multiply the elements of `f` to reproduce `n`.

`prod(f)`
```ans = 138 ```

## Input Arguments

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Input value, specified as a real, nonnegative integer scalar.

Example: `10`

Example: `int16(64)`

Data Types: `single` | `double` | `int8` | `int16` | `int32` | `int64` | `uint8` | `uint16` | `uint32` | `uint64`

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