Q: Is one composite or prime both prime and composite or neither prime or composite?

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1 only has one factor, which is 1. Therefor it is neither prime or composite.

In all but one case. Literally, The number "one" is neither prime nor composite.

Zero and one.

One.

One is neither a prime nor a composite number. A prime number is one with exactly two positive divisors, itself and one. One has only one positive divisor which is itself so it is not prime. Furthermore, it cannot be written as a product of two factors, neither of which is itself. This tells us that one is also not composite. The other number which is neither prime not composite is Zero which has an infinite number of divisors since any nonzero whole number divides zero. Zero cannot be be written as a product of two factors, neither of which is itself, so zero is also not composite.

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Both zero and one are considered neither prime nor composite.

ANSWER: One is neither prime nor composite.

The number 1 is neither a prime nor a composite number.

Zero and one are neither prime nor composite, every other positive integer is one or the other.

Neither.

There is no name for numbers which are neither prime nor composite.

Neither. Prime and composite numbers are greater than one.

1 only has one factor, which is 1. Therefor it is neither prime or composite.

Neither.

They are neither

Neither. The characteristic of being prime or composite is defined for positive integers that are greater than or equal to 2.

Zero and one are neither composite nor prime.