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# Is 143 a composite or prime number?

Updated: 4/28/2022 Wiki User

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143 is not prime. 143 = 11 * 13 Wiki User

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143 is divisible by 11.   Wiki User

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### Is the number 143 a composite number or a Prime number?

143 is a composite number because it has more than two factors

### Which is true about 143 It is a prime number It is a composite number It is a whole number that is neither prime nor composite or It is not a whole number?

We know that 143 is a whole number and that it has to be either prime or composite because all whole numbers other than 0 and 1 are one or the other. So, in order to determine if it is prime or composite, we need to know if any numbers besides 1 and 143 are factors. 1, 11, 13, and 143 are factors so 143 is a composite number.

### Is 143 prime composite or neither?

143 is composite.

### Is 143 prime or composite and what is the prime factorization?

11 x 13 = 143, making it composite.

### Is 143 composite?

143 is composite because it has more than 2 factors. Any number with exactly 2 factors (1 and the number itself) is prime. The factors of 143 are 1, 11, 13, and 143.

### Is 143 is a prime or composite numbers?

Composite. It is divisible by 11 and 13.

### Is 1001 a composite number or prime number?

1001 is not prime. 1001 = 7 * 11 * 131001 is equal to 7 x 11 x 13, so it is composite.

### What are the numbers for the composite number for 143?

The only composite factor of 143 is 143.

### Why is 143 a composite number?

143 is a composite number because it has more factors than 1 and itself. The factors of 143 are 1, 11, 13, and 143.

### Which is not a prime 2 13 43 or 143?

The numbers 2, 13, and 43 are prime. 143 is a composite number. Its positive integer factors, other than one and itself, are 11 and 13.

### Is the number 143 a prime number?

No. 143 has prime factors 11 and 13.