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Q: Is 42 a prime or composite?

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No, 42 is a composite number, not a prime number. 42 is divisible by 2, 3, and 7. 42 has more than two factors and so it is a composite number. All even numbers greater than 2 are composite.

42 is a composite number; its factors are 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, 21, 42. Every even number (except 2 itself) is composite.42 is a Composite Number.

It would be impossible to list them all, since numbers go on forever, but here are some of them: 2 - Prime 3 - Prime 4 - Composite 5 - Prime 6 - Composite 7 - Prime 8 - Composite 9 - Composite 10 - Composite 11 - Prime 12 - Composite 13 - Prime 14 - Composite 15 - Composite 16 - Composite 17 - Prime 18 - Composite 19 - Prime 20 - Composite 21 - Composite 22 - Composite 23 - Prime 24 - Composite 25 - Composite 26 - Composite 27 - Composite 28 - Composite 29 - Prime 30 - Composite 31 - Prime 32 - Composite 33 - Composite 34 - Composite 35 - Composite 36 - Composite 37 - Prime 38 - Composite 39 - Composite 40 - Composite 41 - Prime 42 - Composite 43 - Prime 44 - Composite 45 - Composite 46 - Composite 47 - Prime 48 - Composite 49 - Composite 50 - Composite

42 is composite because it has 9 factors: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, 21, and 42.

42 is divisible by 2 (and other factors) so it is a composite number

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No, 42 is a composite number, not a prime number. 42 is divisible by 2, 3, and 7. 42 has more than two factors and so it is a composite number. All even numbers greater than 2 are composite.

42 is a composite number. A prime number has only 2 factors which are 1 and itself. Composite numbers are everything else except 1 and 0. 1 and 0 are neither prime, nor composite.

No, they are both composite.

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