Factoring and Multiples
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# Is a factor a prime number?

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a factor is a factor , a Prime number is a prime number, but a prime factor is a factor which is a prime number. it has to depend on what number number. exp 13 is a prime number

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## Related Questions 13 is a prime number. The only prime factor of a prime number is the number itself. A composite factor is a factor that is a composite number, as opposed to a prime factor which is a factor that is a prime number. A composite factor is a factor that is a composite number, as opposed to a prime factor which is a factor that is a prime number.   No. 10 is not a prime number, which means it cannot be a prime factor. It can be a factor, but not a prime factor. Yes, 11 is a prime number which can be a prime factor of another number A prime number has only one prime factor, and that prime factor is the number itself. The prime number for which 23 is a factor is 23. 2 is a prime number because its only factors are one and itself. Since 2 is a prime number, if it is a factor of your number, it is a prime factor. 71 is a prime number and its only prime factor is itself. Its only other factor is 1, which is not a prime number.none because 71 is prime71 is a prime number and its only prime factor is itself. Its only other factor is 1, which is not a prime number.none because 71 is prime prime factor = prime number which can be divided into the given number with no remainder ie 2  If you are talking about the number itself, they can be the same. To be specific: A prime number is a number that only has the factors 1 and itself. A factor is a number that when multiplied creates a product. A prime factor is a prime number that is multiplied to create a product.  9 is not a prime factor, but it does have one prime factor, which is three. Prime factors are factors of a number that are prime. A prime factor is a factor that is a prime number. 3 is a prime factor of 12. 4 is a composite factor of 12. Nine cannot be a prime factor of any number because it is not a prime number. It depends how its used. 3 is a prime number. 3 is a prime factor of 12.  Small words make a difference. No prime number "has" a factor of 16. But 2 is the only prime number that "is" a factor of 16. Yes, 2 is a prime factor of 92. Since 2 is a prime number, it is a prime factor of all even numbers. No prime number only has one factor. Each prime number has itself and 1 as factors. Now, the number 1 of course has only one factor, but it is technically not a prime number. No, a prime factor is a single factor that is a prime number. A proper factor is a member of the set of factors that doesn't include one and the number itself. 41 is a prime number. Its only prime factor is 41.

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