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Are there two consecutive whole number that are both prime number?

2 and 3


Can two consecutive whole numbers whole numbers be prime?

The only two consecutive whole numbers that are prime numbers are 2 and 3. Otherwise, every second consecutive whole number in sequence is even, and being multiples of 2, they cannot be prime.


What two consecutive whole numbers have a product which is a prime number?

1 and 2, whose product is 2.


Is it that 3 consecutive whole number can be prime factors Explain?

3 consecutive numbers cannot be prime factors. Any three consecutive numbers would include at least one even number. The only even prime number is 2, and (2,3,4) doesn't qualify.


What is the consecutive prime number?

2 and 3


Is it that 2 consecutive whole numbers can be prime factors?

yes


What consecutive whole numbers be prime numbers?

2 and 3.


How many consecutive prime number are there in 100?

2 and 3 are the only consecutive prime numbers.


What is a consecutive prime number?

Consecutive prime numbers are 2 integers that differ by 1 and are both prime. Since 2 is the only even prime, 2 and 3 are the only consecutive primes.


Can 3 consecutive whole numbers be prime?

No. Any three consecutive numbers will have at least one of them which is divisible by 2, which means it cannot be prime. And since 1 is not considered a prime number, it cannot happen.


Is it possible that 3 consecutive whole numbers be prime factors?

No. Because 2 are consecutive to 3.


Can 3 consecutive whole numbers be primes?

3 consecutive numbers cannot be prime factors. Any three consecutive numbers would include at least one even number. The only even prime number is 2, and (2,3,4) doesn't qualify.


Can two consecutive numbers be prime?

Yes.Additional Information:If you have two consecutive numbers, one of them will be an odd number and the other will be an even number. Since even numbers are divisible by 2, the only even prime number is 2. If two consecutive numbers are prime, the even number must be 2. So, because 1 is not a prime number, the only time that two consecutive numbers can be prime is in the case of 2 and 3.


Why cant 2 and 3 be two consecutive whole numbers be prime numbers?

2 and 3 are prime numbers.


What is the definition of a consecutive whole number?

A whole number following immediately after another whole number, like 3 follows 2.


What is the only prime number that is the sum of four consecutive prime numbers?

17 is the only prime number that is the sum of four consecutive prime numbers. 2 + 3 + 5 + 7 = 17


Why can there never be a pair of consecutive prime numbers that are both prime?

If you mean consecutive numbers that are prime? than the answer is 2,3 are consecutive numbers which are prime. except for this pair it is impossible for consecutive numbers to be prime because every second number is multiple of 2


Other than 2 and 3 can two consecutive whole numbers be prime numbers?

no


Is 2 a consecutive prime number?

No. You must have more than one number listed in order for them to be considered consecutive numbers.


What is a number ending in 8 that is the product of 2 consecutive whole numbers?

There is no such number.


What number has two consecutive prime factors?

6 It's prime factors are 2 and 3.


What are consecutive prime numbers?

2 and 3 are consecutive prime numbers.


What is the consecutive whole number of 2.875?

There is no whole number of 2.875 since it is a mixed fraction, expressed in decimal form. The consecutive whole numbers on either side of it are 2 and 3.


Is it possible that 2 consecutive whole numbers can be prime numbers?

Yes 2 & 3 no others because 1 number will always be even and 2 is the only even pime


Why are 2 and 3 the only consecutive prime numbers?

And they are the ONLY consecutive prime numbers because if you have one prime number (i.e. 29), then there always is an even number right after the prime number (i.e. 30 comes right after 29), and consecutive means "right next to," right? And we all know that even numbers can always be divided in half, so 2 and 3 are the only consecutive prime numbers.