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# Can a composite number be divided by two?

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Even composite numbers can, odd composite numbers can't.

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Yes- composite numbers can be divided by two. Prime numbers only can be divided by 1 and itself.

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composite. a composite number is any number that can be divided by something other then itself and one. Since it is even, it can be divided by two.

It is composite because it can be divided by something other than itself and one. (For example, it can be divided by two.)

A prime number can only be divided by one and itself. 86 is an even number so it can be divided by two, therefore it is not prime, and must be composite.

Prime numbers have two factors, composite numbers have more than two.

Prime numbers have two factors, composite numbers have more than two.

Prime numbers have two factors, composite numbers have more than two.

As 432 is even it can be divided by two thus it's a composite number

70,048 is composite. It can be evenly divided by 2. (A number is prime if can only be evenly divided by two numbers, 1 and itself.)

it is composite because it can be divided by 2, and then divided by 2 again for a number of times.

Composite - A prime number can only be divided by 1 or the number itself - for example 3. A composite number can be divided by numbers other than 1 or the number itself - In the case of 10 it can be divided by 2 and 5 and is therefore a composite number.

composite because it can be broken down because two can go into it and prime number are it can t be divided by anything

242 is a composite number.Prime numbers have only two factors - 1 and the number itself.There are many other numbers that can be divided into 242, making it a composite number.

The greatest two-digit composite number would be 99, since 99 can be divided by 11, 9, and 3. I you look around this number, you will see why: 98 is also a composite number, but it is smaller than 99. 100 is also a composite number, but it has three digits. 97 has two digits, but it is a prime number. On the other hand, 99 divided by 11= 9, 99 divided by 9= 11, and 99 divided by 3=33.

54 is a composite number because it can be divided by 1,2,3,6, and 9. All even numbers greater than 2 are composite.54 is a composite number because it has more than two factors

A composite number is a number that can be divided by one and itself, and more numbers ! Aprime number is a number that can only be divided by one and itself !

A composite number is a number that can be divided by more than just "1 and itself" while a prime number can only be divided by ""

The number 2023 is composite, can be divided by 289 and 7.

Since 735 can be evenly divided by 5, it is a composite number.

Prime number is one which can be divided only by 1 &amp; that number it can't be divided by any other numbers. On the other hand composite number can be divided by others number.

Any number that can be divided by any prime number smaller than itself is a composite number. 948 is a composite number because it can be divided by the prime numbers 2, 3, and 79.

6 is a composite number. You can divide it by 3 and get 2. A composite number can be divided by a number and get another number out. 29 is prime because it can only be divided by 1 and 29 to get a whole number answer.

Composite. It can be divided by 5 or 4.

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