Q: Explain what a prime number is?

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8 is NOT a prime number. It is divisible by 2, for example.

It is a prime number because its only factors are 1 and itself.

no because 6 is already a composite number. it's multiple can't be a prime number.

It has more than two factors.

No. It has more than two factors.

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No. A prime number is always odd.

40 is simply a number. It does not and cannot explain prime factorisation!

8 is NOT a prime number. It is divisible by 2, for example.

Yes. 37 is a prime number and it is divisible by 37.

For a number to be prime it should not be divisible by any number except itself and number 1038 can be divided by 2,3, eg; so 1038 is not a prime number.

A prime number has exactly two factors, 1 and the number itself. 1 is not a prime number, and the product will be a composite number if any other prime is used as a factor and multiplied by another prime.

The only even prime number is 2 because it has only two factors which are itself and one.

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Yes it can be prime. A prime number is any number that only has one and itself as factors. By definition even numbers have a factor of two. Therefore the only even number that is prime is the number 2.

96 is even so it can be divided by 2 thus is not prime

Because no numbers smaller than two are prime.