# What is a whole number written as the product of prime factors?

It is simply the whole number written as the product of its
prime factors.

It is simply the whole number written as the product of its prime
factors.

It is simply the whole number written as the product of its prime
factors.

It is simply the whole number written as the product of its prime
factors.

It is simply the whole number written as the product of its prime factors.

### How do you identify a number if its prime or composite number?

To identify whether a number is prime or composite, look at its factors. A prime number has exactly two factors: one and itself. A composite number has more factors and can be written as the product of prime numbers. For example: Factors of 17: 1 and 17 so 17 is prime. Factors of 102: 1, 2, 3, 6, 17, 34, 51 and 102 so 102 is composite. It can be expressed as the product of…