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A Prime number, such as 3, has only two factors, one and the number itself. A composite number has more than two factors, for example 27, because it has 1, 3, 9, and 27 as factors.

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Compare and contrast prime and composite numbers?

A prime number has only 2 factors which are 1 and itself. Composite numbers are everything else except 1 and 0. 1 and 0 are neither prime, nor composite.


Are prime numbers greater than 2 composite?

No. Prime numbers cannot be composite and composite numbers cannot be prime!


How do composite numbers compare with odd and even numbers?

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Are all prime numbers composite no?

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Does the prime factorization of any composite number include prime and composite numbers?

Prime factorization never includes a composite number. All numbers in prime factorization must be prime numbers.


Does prime factorization of composite numbers include prime and composite numbers?

No, prime factorizations consist entirely of prime numbers.


Is there more prime numbers then composite numbers?

No, there are more composite numbers than prime numbers.


Is the product of two prime numbers composite or prime?

The product of two prime numbers will be composite.


Which numbers are not composite?

Prime numbers are not composite.


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.


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Prime numbers have two factors, composite numbers have more than two.


How are prime and composite numbers related?

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What are all of the composite numbers and all of the prime numbers?

It is impossible to list the infinite number of prime numbers and composite numbers.


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what is the ratio or prime numbers to composite numbers in this list/10,11,2,13,14,15,16,1,7,18,19,20,21


Is there more composite numbers than prime numbers?

Yes, there are many more composite numbers than prime.


Is 37 57 and 67 prime or composite numbers?

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How many composite numbers are there from 1 to 40?

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Which is greater prime or composite numbers?

There are more composite numbers than prime numbers, but there is no prime or composite number so great that you can't find a greater one of either kind.


Which is prime and which is composite?

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Can you change composite numbers to prime numbers?

No, You can't change a composite number to prime number.


What relationship do prime and composite numbers have with factors?

Some factors are prime numbers, some are composite.


What are prime numbers and the composite number?

Prime numbers have two factors, composite numbers have more than two.


what are the numbers for not prime numbers?

Numbers that are not prime numbers are called composite numbers.


Is -4 a prime or composite number?

It's neither of them because -4 is not a natural number and prime or composite numbers are a subset of natural numbers i.e. only natural numbers can be classified as prime or composite numbers.


How are prime numbers and composite numbers related?

Type your answer here... well.. prime numbers and composite numbers are the opposite. prime number has 2 factors (1 and itself ) and a composite has more than 2 factors.