The closest prime number to 16, and less than 16, is 13. The closest prime number to 33, and greater than 33, is 37.
prime number just before 97 = 89
47 is the prime number that comes just before 53.
The prime number just before ninety-seven is 89.
Prime numbers are abundant, in fact there is an infinite about of prime numbers. There is just and infinitely greater amount of non-prime numbers.
Because a Prime Number can be divided evenly only by 1, or itself. And it must be a whole number greater than 1. The number 82 can be divided by more factors than just itself and one.
Because one is a common factor of every number.
Just multiply several 2's and 3's all together, until you get a number that's greater than 40.
Just the number 2. #2 is even and prime.
47, 53, and 59 are the three prime numbers just before 60.
I believe they are called composite numbers:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Composite_number_____________________________________I was just about to answer, but he answered first. It is a composite number. I am in 6th grade and we learned it this year.
No, I don't think the number 1999 has a prime factorization. I think the numberis just prime.