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Q: What is a prime factor of the composite number 36?

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No. 36 is composite and so it cannot be a prime factor.

4 is a factor of 36, but it is not a prime number.

36 is a composite number

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As a product of its prime factors: 2*2*3*3 = 36 or as in exponents 22*32 = 36

No for example the GCF of 24 and 36 is 12 which is a composite number

36 is a Composite Number.

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36 is a composite number because it has more than two factors

As an even number greater than two, 36 is a composite number.

36 is a composite number because it has more than two factors

As an even number greater than 2, 36 is a composite number.composite

It is composite because it has more than 2 factors

36 is a composite number. 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.

It is a composite number because it has more than two factors.

29 is prime. 36 and 87 are composite.

A prime number is a number with two and only two factors: 1 (also known as unity) and itself. A composite number is a number with more than two factors; in other words, it has at least one factor besides 1 and itself. 36 has factors other than 1 and itself, so it is not a prime number. For example, it is divisible by 2 because it is an even number. Therefore, 36 is a composite number.

The prime factors of 36 are: 2 and 3.

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77 is not a prime number. 36 is not a prime number. 77 and 36 are mutually prime as the only common factor they have is 1.

2 is a factor of 72. (36*2)

36 is a composite number with the factors 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, and 36. A prime number has only 2 factors which are 1 and itself. Composite numbers are every other positive integer except 1 and 0. 1 and 0 are neither prime, nor composite.

36 has two prime factors: 2 and 3.