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The definition of a Prime number is a number that can only be divided by 1 and itself. Prime numbers can not be divided by anything but 1.

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What numbers divide into 11 evenly?

They are: 1 and 11 which is a prime number


Is 32 a prime number?

Not Prime32 is not a prime number. In addition to 1 and 32, 2 and some other numbers will divide into it evenly. In order to be prime, a number must be divisible only by 1 and itself. Because all even numbers are divisible by 2, all even numbers except 2 are composite numbers.32 is NOT a prime number.


Prime factor of 9?

To find a prime factor of a number, divide by 2 and see if you get no remainder. Then divide by 3, 4, 5, and so on, until one of the numbers you try gets you no remainder. If no such numbers work below the number you chose, it is prime. In the case of the number 9, 2 does not go into 9, but 3 does.


What does it mean to find the prime factorization of a number?

All composite numbers can be expressed as the product of prime numbers. This is accomplished by dividing the original number by prime numbers until all the factors are prime. A factor tree can help you visualize this. Example: 30 30 Divide by two. 15,2 Divide by three. 5,3,2 Stop. All the factors are prime. 2 x 3 x 5 = 30 That's the prime factorization of 30.


What is the difference between prime numbers and prime factor?

A prime number is any number which has only 2 factors. That is, a number that can divide only by itself and 1. For example, 29 is a prime number, as it cannot divide evenly by any number other than itself and 1. A factor of a number is any number which that original number can divide by evenly. For instance, 24 can divide by 8, so 8 is a factor of 24. However, 8 isn't prime so it isn't a prime factor of 24. The prime factors of 24 would be 2, 2, 2 and 3.

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What prime number will divide into 215?

The prime numbers are: 5 and 43


What are prime numbers between 80 and 90?

There are only 9 numbers between 80 and 90 - so lets look at them all Remember we only need to find 1 number that will divide the number except for 1 and itself for it to be NON-PRIME. 81 - 3 will of course divide this number - so not prime. 82 - 2 will of course divide this number - so not prime. 83 - PRIME!!! 84 - 3 will of course divide this number - so not prime. 85 - 5 will of course divide this number - so not prime. 86 - 2 will of course divide this number - so not prime. 87 - 3 will of course divide this number - so not prime. 88 - 2 will of course divide this number - so not prime. 89 - PRIME!!! So, the only numbers between 80 and 90 that are primes are 83 and 89!


What is a prime number for 69?

The prime numbers that divide 69 evenly are 3 and 23.


How can you be sure that they are prime numbers?

The only way to know if a number is prime or not is to try and divide it by every number and if non of them work then it is a prime number


What is the number or product of a number and a variable?

if divide the prime numbers by the compositenumber it will give you a greater number that is either a prime number or composite.


What prime number can I divide with 7 and 8?

The only prime number divisible by 7 is 7. There are no prime numbers divisible by 8.


Why would you divide 61 using prime numbers only?

To prove that 61 is a prime number.


When you multiply and divide using only prime numbers is the result always a prime number?

No, never.


What numbers divide into 11 evenly?

They are: 1 and 11 which is a prime number


Numbers that divide into 61?

1, 61 (61 is a prime number).


What are prime factors numbers?

Prime factors of numbers are small numbers that the bigger (original) number can divide by. The prime factors have to be prime. This means they only have two factors, itself and one.


What number can divide into the number 41?

1 and 41 are the only numbers that divide into 41. Because of that, 41 is called a prime number.