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# Could an even number bigger than 2 be a prime number?

Updated: 8/19/2019 Wiki User

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no because if it is a even number it cannot be a Prime number whether its biger or smaller that two so no it cant Wiki User

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### Is 190 a prime number?

No. It is an even number (bigger than 2). Which means it divisible by 2 so is not prime.

### Could prime numbers never be even numbers?

The only even prime number is 2.

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None no prime number can be even because it could be divided by 2

### Could prime numbers can never be even numbers?

Not quite true . . . the number '2' is a prime number. All the rest of the even numbers cannot be prime because they always can be divided by 2.

### Can a even number connot be a prime number?

2 is even, and it is a prime number. No other even number is prime, since by definition, an even number has 2 as a factor.

### Is 992 a prime number?

No. No even number can be prime and 992 is an even number.

### Is number on e a prime or even number?

The number 1 is prime, but not even.

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Yes, 2 is a prime number and an even number.

### Does every prime number have one even prime number?

No. The only even prime number is 2.

### Could 4 be the ones number of a three digit prime number?

no, that makes it an even number, so it would be divisible by 2 so not a prime

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1,990 is NOT a prime number but it is an even number.