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# Is a prime number odd

Updated: 10/3/2023 Wiki User

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All prime numbers are odd except one Prime number and that is 2. Wiki User

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### What is the least odd prime number?

3 is the smallest odd prime number.

### What is the lowest odd prime number?

The lowest odd prime number is 3 .

### Is 2 an odd prime number?

NO,2 is the only prime number which is even, so 2 is not a odd prime number.

### Which is the smallest odd prime number?

3 is the smallest odd prime number.

### How your prime number are odd or even?

Every prime number is odd except one: the number 2.

### What is the difference between odd nos and prime nos?

odd is a number you cant halve a prime number is a number that you can double itself and it is odd

### If you subtract an odd number from a prime number can the result be prime?

Yes it can if the result is 2, else it can't because an odd number - an odd number = an even number, and 2 is the only even prime.

### Is a prime number always an odd number?

Except for 2 all other prime numbers are odd. Otherwise, they would be divisible by 2 (and thus not a prime number). This does NOT mean that all odd numbers are prime, but that all prime numbers (aside from 2) are odd.

### What is Successor of the even prime number?

The only even prime number is 2, then its successor is 3

### What is the second prime and odd number?

The first prime number that is odd is 3, so the second odd prime number is 5. Some think 1 is the first prime nunber, but 1 is neither prime nor composite.

### Is every prime number odd?

Every single prime number Is odd , with the exception of 2 being an even number , but ... Not every single odd number is going to be prime. Example: 9-1,3,9

### Are all odd numers prime?

no, 25 is odd and is not prime 25 = 5 x 5 There is only one even prime number:2, all other prime numbers are odd, but all odd numbers are not prime number