17 is not a composite number, it is a prime number because it has only two factors itself and one. A composite number has more than two factors.
It is 55 because it has more than 2 factors
Prime numbers have two factors: 1 and the number itself. Composite numbers have more factors than 1 and the number itself, so composite numbers have 3 or more factors. For example, The factors of 17 are 1 and 17. It is prime. The factors of 4 are 1, 2, and 4. It is composite.
A composite number is a number that has more factors in addition to ' 1 ' and itself.The factors of 51 are 1, 3, 17, and 51.It has two more factors in addition to ' 1 ' and itself. So it's a composite number.
It is a composite number because it has more than two factors which are 1 3 17 and 51
17 is a prime number and has no factors other than 1 and itself.
A composite number is a number with more than two positive integer factors - that is, besides itself and 1. The positive integer factors of 68 are: 1, 2, 4, 17, 34, 68
36 has more factors than 6, 17, or 25.
17, 23 and 71 are prime numbers because they have only two factors but 32 is a composite number because it has more than two factors.
51/17 = 3, thus it has more factors than just 1 and 51
17 more factors.
51 is a composite number because it has more factors than just 1 and itself. The factors of 51 are 1, 3, 17, and 51.