0 and 1 are not prime numbers but apparently they have their own special names what are they?

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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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If 0 and 1 are not composite or prime numbers then what are they?

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Name the prime numbers 0-170?

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Are 0 and 1 prime numbers?

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Why are 0 and 1 special numbers?

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
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Why are 0 and 1 not prime numbers?

For zero it Has no factors as for one,I beleive has 1 factor. Prime numbers alway have two factors.XD