# What is the simplest radical form of 53?

##### 1 Answer

Do you want to simplify

#### Explanation:

What prime factors divide 53? 53 itself looks prime to me.

In order to simplify

For example, what is

144 can be factored into 12 x 12 or

So you have

How about

First, factor 20 as 5 x 4.

Then write 4 as

You have

I think that's what you want to do with

The simplest form of

Here are the first 18 prime numbers: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 53, 59, 61, . . .