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# Could the product of two prime numbers be a prime number?

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### When is product of 2 prime numbers a prime number?

The product of two prime numbers is always a composite number, and it never is a prime number.

### When you write a number as a product of prime numbers?

A number as a product of prime numbers would be &quot;x&quot;.

### What is a product of a prime number?

A composite number is the product of two or more prime numbers.

### 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.

### When is the product of two prime numbers not a prime number?

The product of any two numbers, neither of which is 1, is never a prime number.

### What is 1450 as a product of its prime number?

what is 1450 as a product of its prime numbers

### Is the product of 2 numbers a prime number?

The product of two numbers could be either a composite number or a prime number. If one of those numbers is 1 and the other is a prime number, the result is that prime number. If neither number is 1, the product of the two numbers will be a composite number. If one of those numbers is 1 and the other is not a prime number, the product will not be a prime number. So, in most cases, it will be a composite number.

### What is the largest prime number less than 500 that is the product of 2 prime numbers?

There is no correct answer to this question, because it is nonsensical.The question asks for a largest prime number. By definition, a prime number is NOT the product of 2 (or more) prime numbers. So it is nonsensical to ask for any prime number that is the product of 2 prime numbers.

### Is the product of two prime numbers not a prime number?

The product of two prime numbers can never be another prime number, the numbers that you multiplied are factors of the product. (example, 9 times 5 is 45, 9 and 5 go into 45)

### 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.

### What is the product of prime number 34?

34 is the product of the prime numbers 2 and 17.

### Product of prime numbers?

A composite number.