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# Are all the multiples of prime numbers prime numbers?

Updated: 12/12/2022

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no take 3 for example. 3 6 9 3 x 3= 9 so that's composite.

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### What are three multiples of six in prime numbers?

Multiples of 6 cannot, by definition, be prime numbers!

### What is the difference between prime numbers and multiples?

Multiples aren't prime.

### What are all the numbers that are not prime numbers called?

They are the composite numbers, products of primes and their multiples. All even numbers are composite, except the number two (2) which is prime.

### Why odd numbers have lots of prime numbers?

The only even prime is 2. The rest are all multiples of 2, and thus cannot be prime.

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### Are all multiples of a prime number are prime numbers?

No, multiples of prime numbers are composite.

### Multiples of Prime numbers under 20?

All the numbers from 2 to 19 are multiples of prime numbers.

no

### Are all multiples of a prime numbers prime numbers?

no, because then they would be divisible by the number you multiplied it by.

### Can a prime number be a multiple?

All numbers are multiples.

### What prime numbers are less than 200 and are multiples of 3?

3. All other multiples of 3 are not prime.

### What are three multiples of six in prime numbers?

Multiples of 6 cannot, by definition, be prime numbers!

### What is the difference between prime numbers and multiples?

Multiples aren't prime.

### What are all the numbers that are not prime numbers called?

They are the composite numbers, products of primes and their multiples. All even numbers are composite, except the number two (2) which is prime.

### What are all the numbers that can be divided by only 3 multiples?

Numbers can't be divided by multiples. They get divided by factors. Factors go into numbers, numbers go into multiples.

### Why is the prime factorization of 180 2x2x3x3x5?

2, 3, and 5 are all prime numbers and that is the only set of prime numbers that multiples to 180.

### Why odd numbers have lots of prime numbers?

The only even prime is 2. The rest are all multiples of 2, and thus cannot be prime.