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# Is the number 5 prime or composite?

Updated: 4/28/2022 Wiki User

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It is prime because its multiples are 1 and itself that is a Prime number Wiki User

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Q: Is the number 5 prime or composite?
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### Is the number 5 a composite?

5 is not a composite number: it is a prime.

5 is prime.

5 is prime.

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It is a prime number

### Can composite numbers ending in 5 be a prime number?

A composite number cannot be a prime!!!!!!!!!!!!

### What are the composite numbers of 5?

5 is a prime number and is not have a composite number in its factors.

### Is the number 5 both prime and composite?

No. There cannot be any number that is both prime and composite.

### Is 35505 a prime number or a composite number?

Composite. It ends in 5 and so is divisible by 5. So it cannot be a prime.

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195 is composite because it is divisible by 5.

### What is the GCF of 108 and 5?

GCF of a prime number and a composite number is 1 if the composite number is not a multiple of the prime number. Here, 5 is a prime number and 108 is a composite number(not the multiple of 5). Therefore GCF of 108 and 5 is 1.

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