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# Are all composite numbers also even numbers?

Updated: 11/3/2022 Wiki User

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No, some composite numbers are odd. The smallest composite odd numbers are 9, 15, 21, 25, and 27. Not all even numbers are composite either. There's only one even number that's prime, which is 2. Wiki User

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