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If it is divisible by a whole number that isn't 1 and gets another whole number, it is not prime.

8 is divisible by both 2 and 4.

9 is divisible by 3.

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Neither 246 nor 8 are prime numbers; rather, they are both composite numbers.

8 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.

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there isnt one because 27 is a prime number. and come one, really? thats like 3rd grade stuff!!

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