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# Can an Abundant number be a prime number?

Updated: 4/28/2022 Wiki User

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Q: Can an Abundant number be a prime number?
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No.

### Why can a prime number not be abundant?

Prime numbers are abundant, in fact there is an infinite about of prime numbers. There is just and infinitely greater amount of non-prime numbers.

### Is number 11 an abundant and why?

No. All prime numbers are deficient.

### Is prime number an abundant number or deficient number?

All prime numbers are going to be deficient, because remember that a prime number's only factors are one and itself. To find if its deficient or abundant, you'd add up all of its factors, excluding itself. If its only other factor beside itself is one, that's obviously less than the number, and therefore it will be deficient.

60 is abundant.

### How can 74 become an abundant number?

If a number is not abundant it cannot be made abundant!

### Is 29 an abundant number?

No, 29 is not an abundant number.

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### Is 72 an abundant number?

72 is an abundant number.

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### Is 67 an abundant number?

67 is an abundant number.

### Is 350 an abundant or deficient number?

350 is an abundant number.