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# Are 59 and 87 prime numbers?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### March 02, 2008 9:23PM

Well, 59 is a prime number but

**87** is not a prime number!

**87** can be divided by more then 1 and itself,
(87/3=29)

**59** cant.

So that makes **59** a prime number and **87** is not a
prime number!