Factor Tree PuzzlesFill in the partially completed factor trees in this collection of diagrams. 
Type whole numbers greater than one into the circles to complete the factor trees. Remember that each branch of the tree will eventually end in a prime number. You can read instructions for more information about completing factor trees.
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If you are not familiar with factor trees I suggest you do the 'exercise' before attempting these puzzles. The following instructions explain how to do the exercise.
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"Find two positive integers (neither ending in zero) that multiply to give 10000. It may help to find the prime factors of 10000 first."