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Q: Is 16 a composite or prime number or neither?

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16 is a Composite Number.

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16 is a composite number as it has factors other than just 1 and itself (2 and 8 for example).

16 is a composite number. A prime number has only 2 factors which are 1 and itself. Composite numbers are everything else except 1, 2, and 0. 1, 2, and 0 have a different name.

It is a composite number.

It is a composite number

Factors of 16 are 1, 2, 4, 8, and 16. The only prime factor is 2. Note that 1 is neither prime nor composite number.

No, it is composite.

is a composite number because 2x8=16 16x1=16

A prime number is a number that has only 2 factors. That is, it can only divide by 1 and itself. 32 is even, and has the factors 1, 2, 4, 8, 16 and 32. Thus it is not a prime, but is a composite number.

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.

The next prime number after the composite number of 16 is 17

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