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# Can a prime number be a multiple of any other except itself?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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A Prime number is a multiple of itself and one.

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### Can a prime number be a multiple of any other number except for itself?

No prime is a multiple of any number other than itself and one.

### Can a prime number be a multiple any other number except itself?

Yes. It is a multiple of 1.

### Can a prime number be a multiple of any other number except itself?

Yes as for example it can be a multiple of 1 because 1*3 = 3

### Can a prime number be multiple of any other number except itself explain why or why not?

A prime number can be multiplied by any other numbers because all whole numbers are the product of prime numbers.

### Can a prime number be a multiple of any other number except it self?

Yes. A prime number is a multiple of 1.

### Can a prime number be a multiple of any number but itself?

By definition a prime number is divisible only by itself and 1, so it can't be a multiple of any other number.

### Numbers that do not have factors except 1 and itself?

1, 0 and any other number not divisible by any number other than itself.

### How do you decide if the number is prime or composite?

If he number has a multiple other than itself it is composite.

### How were prime numbers formed?

A prime number is the product of no other number except 1 and the number itself.

### Is number 7 a composite number?

No. It has no other factors except for 1 and itself, therefore it is prime.

### What is the least multiple of a given number?

The least (or smallest) multiple is not a term typically used in mathematics. The least multiple of a number would be that number multiplied by 1. In other words, it would be the number itself.

### 17 is a multiple of?

17 is a multiple of 1. 17 is a prime number and hence apart from itself and 1, there is no other number that can divide 17 properly