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Q: Is 256 a prime number or a composite number?

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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. 256 is composite.

256 is composite because it ends in an even number so the number 2 goes in it.

composite because its even

Yes.

Yes.

All even numbers are composite numbers because they can all have a factor of two taken out. So 256 is a composite number. It can be factored as 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 or 2^8.

It is a composite number.

It is not a prime number, it is a composite number.

It is not a prime number, it is a composite number.

It is a composite number, not a prime number.

It is a prime number, and therefore not a composite number.251 is prime.

It is a prime number, and therefore not a composite number.211 is a prime number.

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