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No. It's an even number, i.e. divisible by 2.

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Can a whole number ending in 8 be a prime?

no it can not.


Why can't a whole number ending with 8 be a prime?

The only even prime number is 2.


Can a whole number ending in 8 be prime?

No, 8 is an even number greater than 2.


Can a whole number ending in 8 be prime explain?

No. It is even and so divisible by 2.


Why cant a whole number ending in 8 be prime?

Whole numbers ending in 8 are even numbers. All even numbers except for 2 are composite numbers.


Can a whole number ending in eat be prime?

A number ending in 8 cannot be prime because 8 is an even number. Any even number can be divided evenly by 2 as well as itself and 1, and a prime number is a number that cannot be divided evenly by any number except itself and 1.


Can a hole number ending in 8 be prime?

No.


Can a number ending in 8 be prime?

No, it can't. If a number ends in 8, it is divisible by 2, itself, and 1, so it is not prime.


Is 88 prime or a composite number?

Composite. All positive, whole numbers greater than two and ending in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8 are composite.


What is a number ending in 8 that is the product of 2 consecutive whole numbers?

There is no such number.


Why isn't 8 nor 9 a prime number?

If it is divisible by a whole number that isn't 1 and gets another whole number, it is not prime. 8 is divisible by both 2 and 4. 9 is divisible by 3.


Is 1988 a prime number?

2 is the only prime number that is an even number. Any number ending in 2, 4, 6, 8, or 0 is an even number, so 1988 is not a prime number.


Is the number 50 composite or prime?

Composite. All positive, whole numbers greater than two and ending in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8 are composite.


Is the number 24 composite or prime?

Composite. All positive, whole numbers greater than two and ending in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8 are composite.


Is the number 68 prime or composite?

Composite. All positive, whole numbers greater than two and ending in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8 are composite.


Is 88 a prime a composite number?

Composite. All positive, whole numbers greater than two and ending in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8 are composite.


Are all whole numbers prime?

No, very few of them are. A PRIME number is one that can only be divided by the number one and itself. For instance 7 is a PRIME number and 8 is not.


Is 1076 is prime number?

No number greater than 5 ending in 2, 4, 5, 6 or 8 can be prime... ...oh, and neither is 4!


What are prime?

A prime number is a number that cannot be generated by multiplying any 2 whole numbers (aside from 1 and itself). For example, 8 is not a prime number because you can get it by multiplying 4X2. 7 on the other hand IS a prime number because there are no whole numbers you can multiply to generate it aside from 1X7.


What is 8 as a whole number?

8 is a whole number!


Is 1350 prime?

it is not a prime number as it is an even number, ending in 0 2 4 6 8 so is at least divisible by 2 (and 10 or 135) and others.


Is 64 a prime or compostte?

64 is not a prime number; therefore, it is a composite number. A prime number is a whole number that can only be divided by itself and 1. 64 is divisible by 2; 4; 8; 16 and 32.


Why is it that any 3 digit number that ends in 0 or 2 or 4 or 5 or 6 or 8 cannot be prime?

A prime number is evenly divisible only by itself and one. Any three digit number ending in 0, 2, 4, 6, or 8 is evenly divisible by 2 - so not a prime Any three digit number ending in 5 is divisible by 5, so not a prime number. The only even prime number is 2. The only prime number that ends in 5 is 5.


Is 8 and 17 a prime number?

8 is a even number 17 is a prime number


Does every whole number have at least one even prime factor?

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