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

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Are whole numbers and prime numbers the same?

No. Prime numbers are a subset of whole numbers.

How do you change whole numbers to prime numbers?

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

Do all prime number have to be whole number?

Yes, prime numbers are whole numbers, by definition.

What anwer 1.360 prime numbers?

Only integers or whole numbers have prime factors.

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.

Is 44.1 a prime number?

No, prime numbers refer to whole numbers, not decimals.

Is 0.2 a prime number?

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

Can three consecutive whole numbers all be prime?

Yes but the on prime numbers are 2,3

Can decimal numbers be prime numbers?

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

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

2 and 3 are prime numbers.

Is 62.2 a prime number?

No. Only whole numbers can be prime numbers. 62.2 is a mixed number.

What is the name for the numbers that are not prime numbers?

Numbers other than prime prime numbers are composite numbers. Only whole numbers should be considered for prime & composite numbers. However, '1' is an exceptional case because it is neither prime nor composite.

Is 333.6666666666667 a prime number?

The concepts of "prime numbers" and "composite numbers" make sense for integers (whole numbers), not for arbitrary real numbers.

What prime numbers end in a 5 or 2?

5 and 2 are the only prime numbers that end in a 5 or 2. A prime number is by definition only divisible by 1 and itself, and all other whole numbers ending in 5 or 2 are divisible by 5 or 2, respectively. Numbers that are not whole numbers cannot be prime.

What consecutive whole numbers be prime numbers?

2 and 3.

What is the same thing about composite and prime numbers?

They are whole numbers.

Can all whole numbers be written as prime numbers times together?

Yes, this is called their prime factorization.

Are there any numbers that are neither prime nor composite?

Yes. All prime numbers and composite numbers are positive integers, or whole counting numbers. That leaves infinitely many numbers that are neither prime nor composite. If you intended to narrow the scope of your question to the whole counting numbers or to the positive integers, then there are NO such numbers that are neither. A counting number, however large, will be either prime or composite.

Is 2.25 a prime or composite number?

Neither. Prime number or composite numbers should be whole numbers, not fractions.

Could three consective whole numbers all be prime numbers?


Could three consecutive whole numbers all be prime numbers?


Can a prime number be multiple of any other number except itself explain why or why not?

A prime number can be multiplied by any other numbers because all whole numbers are the product of prime numbers.

What are the prime numbers?

Prime numbers are any whole numbers that have no whole number divisors other than 1 and themselves. The numbers zero and one are not considered prime numbers. The first 20 prime numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47, 53, 59, 61, 67, 71.

What are the prime numbers from one to six?

Prime numbers are numbers that can only be divided by themselves and one to get a whole number answer. The prime numbers from 1-6 are 1, 2, 3, and 5. I hope this helps :)

What is the prime factorization of 1.52?

Prime factorization refers to whole numbers, not decimals.