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No. Prime numbers are a subset of whole numbers.

Q: Are whole numbers and prime numbers the same?

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You don't. All prime numbers are also whole numbers.

No because whole numbers that have only two factors are prime numbers

Yes, prime numbers are whole numbers, by definition.

The prime factorization is 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 which is the same as 23 x 32

Yes but the on prime numbers are 2,3

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They are whole numbers.

You don't. All prime numbers are also whole numbers.

No because whole numbers that have only two factors are prime numbers

Yes, prime numbers are whole numbers, by definition.

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.

The prime factorization is 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 which is the same as 23 x 32

Yes but the on prime numbers are 2,3

Only integers or whole numbers have prime factors.

No, they can't. Prime numbers are whole numbers which have only two factors which are 1 and itself.

Prime numbers are numbers that can only be multiplied by 1 and itself (whole numbers only) to give the same result 49 (7x7) and 81 (9x9) are not a prime number (perfect squares actually) 111 and 97 are a prime number (find me two numbers that gives the same product without using the number 1)

0.2 is not a prime number. Prime numbers belong to the set of whole numbers.

2 and 3 are prime numbers.