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# Is zero a prime or composite?

Updated: 4/28/2022

Wiki User

12y ago

Zero is neither (anyone can type a random answer you know) But zero is neither prime nor composite

Wiki User

13y ago

Wiki User

12y ago

A Prime number has only 2 factors which are 1 and itself. Composite numbers are everything else except 1 and 0. 1 and 0 are neither prime, nor composite.

Wiki User

7y ago

It is neither.

Wiki User

7y ago

Neither.

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