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composite numbers are numbers who have more than 2 factors example 10 the factors of 10 are 1,2,5,10.10 has more than 2 factors ,so it is a composite no.

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Are all prime numbers are composite numbers?

No prime number is a composite number, by definition.


Can a composite number have 2 factors?

By definition, composite numbers have more than two factors.


Are all prime numbers composite numbers?

Not at all. The definition of a composite number is one that has more than two factors - the exact opposite of a prime.


Can every composite number be written as a product of prime numbers?

Yes, by definition!


What is the definition for a factor in prime and composite numbers?

A number by which another is exactly divisible.


Easy definition of composite numbers?

Positive integers with more than two factors.


Why is 16 composite?

Being divisible by numbers other than itself and 1 means it's not prime. It therefore is composite by definition.


Why is the following a poor definition for a composite numberA composite number has more than one factor.?

Prime numbers have two factors.


Why is the following a poor definition for a composite number. A composite number has more than one factor.?

Prime numbers have rwo facrors


If 0 and 1 are not composite or prime numbers then what are they?

First, zero is not applied to the terms prime and composite because the definitions only apply to natural numbers (positive whole numbers, which does not include zero). One is not prime or composite because one is the unit that is used within the definition of prime of composite numbers, and many definitions of prime and composite even exclude one from the definition. If you want to categorize one within a discussion of prime and composite, it is common to simply call one the unit.


Which numbers are not composite?

Prime numbers are not composite.


Are composite numbers even numbers?

Not all composite numbers are even, but all even numbers except 2 are composite.


What is the relationship between composite numbers and rectangular numbers?

Rectangular numbers are a subset of composite numbers. The squares of prime numbers will be composite but not rectangular.


How do composite numbers compare with odd and even numbers?

composite numbers are those that have more than 2 factors. all even numbers other than 2 are composite numbers and some odd numbers are composite numbers. numbers that are prime are the numbers that are not composite numbers i hope this answers your question :)


Are 27 and 259134 prime numbers or composite numbers?

Both are composite numbers


Are there more composite or prime numbers?

There are more composite numbers.


How many composite numbers are there?

The number of composite numbers is infinite.


Can composite numbers be negative?

No. composite numbers are positive integers


Are numbers 90-96 composite numbers?

Yes, the numbers from 90 to 96 are composite numbers.


Is there more prime numbers then composite numbers?

No, there are more composite numbers than prime numbers.


To find a composite number why divide by prime numbers?

You could try dividing by composite numbers but the number that you are testing is divisible by a composite number, then it will be divisible by a prime factor of that composite number and that prime factor will be smaller. It is always easier to work with smaller numbers.


Give three composite numbers between 30 and 40?

30,32,33,34,35,36,38,39,40 are the composite numbers between 30 and 40. Composite numbers are numbers that are not prime numbers.


Are prime numbers greater than 2 composite?

No. Prime numbers cannot be composite and composite numbers cannot be prime!


Is 849670 prime or composite numbers?

849670 is a composite number. All even numbers over 2 are composite numbers.


What are numbers are composite numbers?

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