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# Is the product of two prime numbers composite or prime?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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The product of two prime numbers will be composite.

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### Are all composite numbers the product of two prime number?

No not always because composite numbers can be the product of 2 or more prime factors

### What is a product of a prime number?

A composite number is the product of two or more prime numbers.

### When is product of 2 prime numbers a prime number?

The product of two prime numbers is always a composite number, and it never is a prime number.

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### What conditions is the LCM of two composite numbers simply the product of the two numbers?

When the numbers are relatively prime.

### How prime numbers and composite numbers related?

A composite number is the product of two or more prime numbers. A prime number has exactly two factors, 1 and the number itself; a composite number has at least one more factor than the two that a prime number has.

### Why the product of two prime numbers is not prime?

Prime numbers only have two factors, one and themselves. If you multiply two prime numbers together, the new number will also have the two prime numbers as factors, making it composite. Try it out. 5 and 7 are prime. 35 is composite.

### I am the product of two composite numbers and am between 11 and 17. What are the prime numbers that I am made of?

If the number is a product of two composite numbers, it must be 16, which is the product of 4 and 4. The prime factors of 16 are 2, 2, 2, and 2. The smallest composite number is 4, so the smallest possible product of two composite numbers is 4 x 4 = 16.

### What is the product of two prime factors?

The product of two prime factors is the result of multiplying the two prime numbers together.

### Under what conditions is the LCM of two composite numbers simply the product of the two numbers?

When the numbers are relatively prime.

### Can you list two composite numbers whose product is prime?

No, because a prime number that has only two factors, 1(which is niether prime nor composite) and itself(prime).