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# What is the prime and composite factors?

Updated: 12/15/2022

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Factors can be prime or composite. The factors of 30 are 1,2,3,5,6,10,15 and 30.

Of these, 3 and 5 are prime. The rest are composite except for 1, which is neither.

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