0 and 1 are not prime numbers but apparently they have their own special names what are they?
They both considered "identity elements". 0 is actually the identity element under addition for the real numbers, since if a is any real number, a + 0 = 0 + a = a. Mathematicians refers to 0 as the additive identity (or better said, the reflexive identity of addition). 1 is a separate and special entity called 'Unity' or 'Identity element'. 1 is actually the identity element under multiplication for the real numbers, since a x 1 = 1 x a = a. Mathematicians refers to 1 as the multiplicative identity (or better said, the reflex identity of multiplication).
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First, zero is not applied to the terms prime and composite because the definitions only apply to natural numbers (positive whole numbers, which does not include zero). One is… not prime or composite because one is the unit that is used within the definition of prime of composite numbers, and many definitions of prime and composite even exclude one from the definition. If you want to categorize one within a discussion of prime and composite, it is common to simply call one the unit.
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Actually, 1 is composite. As for 0: "Zero has an infinitenumber of divisors (any nonzero whole number divides zero). It cannotbe written as a product of two factors, neither o…f which is itself, sozero is also not composite. It falls in a class of numbers calledzero-divisors. These are numbers such that, when multiplied by some nonzero number, the product is zero. " -Dr. Rob, the math forum
No, neither are primes. 1 has only 1 factor (not two, and therefore isn't prime), while 0 has an infinite amount (and so definitely isn't prime).
One (1) and Zero (0) are NOT prime numbers. See the Related Question below for more information on prime numbers.
All prime numbers are numbers that can only be factored by 1 and themselves (i.e. 5 is only divisible by 1 and 5). If you divide something by zero, you get "undefined" so your… answer is, "There are no prime numbers made of 1 and 0"
1 is a prime number, but 0 is neither a prime number nor a composite number.
0 and 1 are neither prime nor composite. No.
Prime numbers are whole numbers evenly divisible only by themselves and 1. By convention, 1 is not considered a prime number. Zero cannot be divided by itself because division… by 0 is not allowed so it cannot meet the definition of being prime.
A prime number is only divisible by 1 and itself. If all three digits have to be used then any number formed from them is divisible by 9 as the sum of the digits = 9. Thus n…o prime number can be formed. If only two of the three digits are used then it cannot end in 0 or 8 as it would be divisible by 2. This only leaves 81 where the digits again total 9 and thus is divisible by 9. None of the single digits 0,1,8 are prime. 8 is an even number. 1 is classed as unity, 0 is zero.
Do you mean the digits 1,4,0? 401 is the only prime with just the digits 1, 4 and 0.
A prime number is a numbe whos factors are 1 and its self such as 5 the only factors of 5 are 1 and 5 but the number 1 has factors of 1 and 1 those are the same number therefo…re 1 has facotr(s) of 1 and zerohas factors
In Prime Numbers
0 and 1 is not prime number because the prime number can only bedivided by the number 1 and itself.
In Math and Arithmetic
nothing goes into 0, and i don't think zero goes into anything else. 1 can go into everything but nothing can go into it
In Prime Numbers
For zero it Has no factors as for one,I beleive has 1 factor. Prime numbers alway have two factors.XD
In Prime Numbers
They are neither prime numbers nor composite numbers. It is because, they do not have two factors at least.