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# Is 96 a prime number or a composite number?

Updated: 4/28/2022

Wiki User

14y ago

96 is a composite number because it has more than two factors. 96 is divisible by 2, 4, 1, 96 etc. which clearly shows that it has more than two factors.

In order to show that a number is composite there is no need to find its all factors, we have to show only that it has more than two factors.

Wiki User

13y ago

Wiki User

14y ago

96 has factors other than 1 and itself, so it is not a prime number. For example, 96 is 8 x 12, so it is a composite number.

Wiki User

11y ago

96 is even then can be divided by 2, so it's not a prime number

The only even Prime number is 2

Wiki User

11y ago

96 is a composite number because it has at least one positive factor other than one or itself.

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