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# What are a dozen or more facts about prime numbers?

Updated: 9/26/2022

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1 Prime numbers have only 2 factors which are themselves and one

2 Prime numbers can't be composite numbers which have more than 2 factors

3 Prime numbers are odd except for two which is the only even Prime number

4 Prime numbers are used in finding the LCM of 2 or more numbers

5 Prime numbers are used in finding the HCF of 2 or more numbers

6 Prime numbers are used in finding the LCD of fractions

7 Prime numbers are used in reducing fraction to their lowest terms

8 Prime numbers are rational because they can be expressed as fractions

9 Prime numbers are infinite

10 Prime numbers are irrational when square rooted

11 Prime numbers can't be 0 or 1 which are also not composite numbers

12 Prime numbers don't follow a forecasted numerical pattern

13 Prime numbers make up 25% of the first 100 integers or whole numbers

14 Prime numbers have a code amongst themselves that has never been cracked

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### What are a dozen or more prime facts relevant to prime numbers?

1 Prime numbers have only 2 factors which are themselves and one 2 Prime numbers are different to composite numbers which have more than 2 factors 3 Prime numbers are rational because they can be expressed as improper fractions 4 Prime numbers are integers which are whole numbers 5 Prime numbers are used to find the lowest common multiple of numbers 6 Prime numbers are used to find the highest common factor of numbers 7 Prime numbers take up 25% of the first 100 integers 8 Prime numbers are odd except for 2 which is the only even prime number 9 Prime numbers are used to find the lowest common denominator of fractions 10 Prime numbers are infinite and don't follow a predictable pattern 11 Prime numbers do not include 1 because its only factor is itself 12 Prime numbers when squared are perfect squares 13 Prime numbers when square rooted are irrational 14 Prime numbers can be found in the ancient Roman numeral system 15 Prime numbers of 2 3 5 7 11 13 17 19 23 29 31 37 41 43 and 47 are the first fifteen prime numbers in ascending order

### Are there more composite or prime numbers?

there are more composite numbers the prime becuz more things can be divided into

### Are there facts about integers?

Yes and integers are whole numbers that can belong to one of the following classes:- Prime numbers which have only 2 factors Composite numbers which have more than 2 factors

### What are the 25 prime numbers?

There are more than 25 prime numbers; there are an infinite number of prime numbers.

### Are more number prime or odd?

There are more odd numbers than prime numbers.

### Is there more composite numbers than prime numbers?

Yes, there are many more composite numbers than prime.

### What are the 10 prime numbers?

There are more than 10 prime numbers

### Are there more even prime numbers or odd prime numbers?

All prime numbers are odd, exept of the first prime number 2.

### What numbers are prime numbers and what numbers are composite?

Prime numbers have two factors, composite numbers have more than two.

### Are there infinitely many natural numbers that are not prime?

This can be an extension to the proof that there are infinitely many prime numbers. If there are infinitely many prime numbers, then there are also infinitely many PRODUCTS of prime numbers. Those numbers that are the product of 2 or more prime numbers are not prime numbers.

No.

### Why is there more composite numbers than prime numbers?

There are more composite numbers than prime numbers because most numbers have more factors than just 1 and a number itself.