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# Is 32 a prime or a composite number?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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A not a Prime number is a number that is divisible only by 1 and itself; it has no other factors. A composite number is a number that is divisible by more than 2 numbers. The factors of 32 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, and 32. Therefore, 32 is a composite number.

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It is a composite number

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composite

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32 is a composite

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Prime

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### Is 32 composite or prime?

32 is a composite number. A prime number is a number that is divisible only by 1 and itself; it has no other factors. A composite number is a number that is divisible by more than 2 numbers. The factors of 32 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, and 32. Therefore, 32 is a composite number.

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