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# Is the sum of a prime number and a composite number always even?

Updated: 12/12/2022 Wiki User

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No, the sum of a Prime number and a composite number is not always even. Wiki User

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No.

### Is 308 a prime or composite number?

it is a composite number because you can tell from the 8 that it is an even number, and even numbers can always be divided.

### Is 138 prime or composite?

Composite since it ends in an even number it will always be divisible by 2

### Is 384 a prime or composite?

If a number other than 2 ends in a even number, it will always be composite.

### Is 76 composite or prime?

76 is a composite number. All even numbers, except for 2, are always going to be composite. A prime number is a number that can only be multiplied by 1.

### Is 432 composite or a prime number?

Composite (the only even number that is prime is2).

### Can a even number be a prime or composite number?

The only prime even number is 2. All the rest are composite.

### Can a number be prime number even number and composite number at the same time?

No, if i number is prime is cannot be composite. The only prime number that is even is 2.

### Is 230 a prime number or a composite number?

Is 230 a prime number or composite?230 is a composite number. It's composite because it is even and all even numbers (except 2) are composite.

### Is 678 prime or composite?

678 is an even number. The number 2 is the only even prime. All other even numbers are composite.

### Is 66 a prime number or a composite number?

All even numbers, except 2, are composite.

### Is 114 prime or composite?

It's clearly not prime; no even number is prime. It is composite.