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A prime number is a number that cannot be generated by multiplying any 2 whole numbers (aside from 1 and itself). For example, 8 is not a prime number because you can get …it by multiplying 4X2. 7 on the other hand IS a prime number because there are no whole numbers you can multiply to generate it aside from 1X7. Three are infinitely many primes and every number can be expressed as the product of primes in exactly one except for the order of the factors. (MORE)

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No, a prime number can't be a square number. The definition of primes says that a prime number can only have 1 and itself as positive factors. For example, 13 only… has two factors - 1 and 13. A square number is a number multiplied by itself, so it has an additional factor. For example, 9 has three factors - 1, 3, and 9. (MORE)

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No, the number 1001 is not a prime number. The number 1001 can be divided by 7.

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Yes, 53 is a prime number. Because it is not divisible by any number other than 1 and itself.

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A prime number has only 2 factors which are 1 and itself. Composite numbers are everything else except 1 and 0. 1 and 0 are neither prime, nor composite. A number cannot be bo…th. (MORE)

As it turns out, these stars actually regret the roles responsible for launching their careers into unforgettable stardom. After you read our explanations, perhaps you'll unde…rstand why. (MORE)

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There aren't any choices, so these are the first few composite numbers: 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 30, 32, 34, 35, 36, 38, 40, 42,… 44, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60... (MORE)

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There is only 1 even number that is prime. It is 2. Besides that, every other number can go into it. It's because prime numbers can only go into itself and 1. Other numbers ar…e composite meaning that they have other factors besides itself and 1. (MORE)

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All numbers that only have one and itself as factors are prime. Therefore, to tell if a number is prime simply find it's factors. If it has more than two factors than it is no…t a prime number. (MORE)

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It's a prime number because if you divide it by any number (other than itself or the number 1), you will not get a whole number as an answer. Try it! 41/2 = 20.5, 41/3 = 13.66…67 41/4 = 10.25 ... 41/20 = 2.05 None of the answers are whole numbers (ie. they have numbers after the decimal point), so 41 is a prime number. (MORE)

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A prime number is a positive integer that has exactly two different factors: 1 and itself. This is why 1 is not a prime number: it has the factors 1 and itself, …but they are the same - it does not have exactly two different factors. (MORE)