## Prime Factorization

Example

**Project:** Allow the user to input an integer, and output a prime factor tree for that integer.

### Technique

Break down the integer into smaller integers until you are left with two primes. You can do this with a technique called
recursion, which is calling a function within that function.

In this case, the function will take an integer as a parameter, find the first factor, and then call itself with a smaller integer.
Eventually, the function will stop calling itself when it cannot find more factors.

### Hints

Use the
remainder
operator.

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