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# What is the smallest composite number that has three different prime factors?

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### What is the smallest composite number that has 4 different factors?

6, with factors 1, 2, 3 and 6.

### Why is 2 the smallest prime number?

Starting from beginning we see that 0 has infinite factors so it is a composite number and 1 is neither prime nor composite. The next number is 2 which has only two factors so it is the smallest Prime number.

### What is the smallest odd composite number?

A composite number is a number with more than 2 positive integer factors. The smallest such odd number is 9.

### What is the smallest composite number?

The smallest composite number is 44

### How is a composite number different from a prime number?

A composite number has more than two factors whereas a prime number has only two factors

### How is a prime number different from the factors?

A prime number has only two factors, one and the number itself. A composite number has more than two factors. Factors can be either prime or composite.

### What is the smallest number that has 4 different prime factors?

The smallest prime factors are 2,3,5,7 thus the smallest number would be the product of these will be 210

### How is a prime number different from a composite?

A prime number has only two factors which are itself and one but a composite number has more than two factors

### Is the smallest composite number 2?

No. The number 2 is a prime number. The smallest, positive composite number is 4.

### What is the smallest composite number that has the five smallest prime numbers as factors?

It is 2 &times; 3 &times; 5 &times; 7 &times; 11 = 2310

### A number which has three or more different factors?

That's a composite number.