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# What is the term for every composite number can be written as a product of prime numbers?

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### When a composite number is written as the product of prime numbers it is called what?

the prime factorization of the number

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

Yes, by definition!

### Prime is writing a composite number as a product of prime numbers?

Prime factorization is writing a composite number as a product of prime numbers.

composite

### What kind of number can be written as the product of natural numbers that are less than itself It can be written as product of prime factors in one and only one way?

Composite numbers can be written that way.

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

Yes. For example 6 can be written as 2 x 3.

### Product of prime numbers?

A composite number.

### Is the product of two composite numbers also a composite number?

Yes, of course. In fact the product of any two numbers is composite unless one of them is 1.

### What is it called when you show a composite number as a product or prime number?

Showing a composite number as a product of prime numbers is called prime factorization.

### Are all composite numbers the product of two prime number?

No not always because composite numbers can be the product of 2 or more prime factors

### What is it called when a composite number is written as the product of prime Numbers?

As for example 98 as a product of its prime factors is: 2*7*7 = 98