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The question is tautological. If the answer was not a prime number then thye question would not be called a Prime number question!

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It is a trick question. The answer is 2. 2 is an even number. 2 is also a prime number but the only even prime number making it odd.

What a question? Perhaps: Is 1821 a prime number? 1821 is NOT a prime number. It is divisible by 3.

No...read up on the Question: What is a Prime Number?

It is a prime number so the question is inappropriate.

The question is internally self contradictory. There is no prime number that is not prime.

If the numbers are prime numbers, the prime factor of each number is the number itself. If the numbers are not prime numbers, the prime factors of each number are each of the prime numbers by which the number in question can be divided without a remainder.

There is no correct answer to this question, because it is nonsensical.The question asks for a largest prime number. By definition, a prime number is NOT the product of 2 (or more) prime numbers. So it is nonsensical to ask for any prime number that is the product of 2 prime numbers.

74 is not a prime number. See the related question below.

Trick question -- They're all prime.

this is not a question

The question isn't clear. "Five number 357 prime number" doesn't make sense.

If a number is "on[l]y divisible by one and [a] prime number", as required by the question, then that number is prime. Therefore it cannot be composite.

If this is a question about prime numbers as the question category suggests, then never. Because a prime number cannot be negative and - if it were relevant - must be a whole number. I guess it would be possible to suggest: when a telephone number is a prime number?

a prime number is a number that has only to factors like the number 17 it only has the factors of 1 & 17

A prime number can be divided, without a remainder, only by itself and by 1 The question needs for information!

This is an odd question. I hope you understand that a "square number" is not the opposite of a prime number. Zero is not a prime. Zero is a "square number" since 02=0.

If the question refers to the first 12 prime numbers then they are :- 2,3,5,7,11,13,17,19,23,29,31 and 37. Note that 1 is not regarded as being a prime number and 2 is the only even prime number.

24 isn't a prime number, so the question doesn't make much sense.

According to the Big Primes archive, the 34221301st prime number is 658684681. A link is provided beneath this question.

The question does not make sense.

2 is even. 2 is prime. Any other even number has 2 as a factor, so it has too many factors to be prime.

143 is not a prime number. So the question makes no sense.

There are infinitely many prime numbers and there is no greatest prime. So there cannot be an answer to the question.

If the question refers to the prime factors of 999 then these are 33 and 37. If the question refers to the number of prime numbers between 1 and 999 then there are 168.

The answer to the first question is true. The answer to the second question is because if the number could be divided by anything but itself and one, then it would not be prime, it would be composite. That is simply the definition of a prime number.