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# What is a number called when it can only be divided by itself and 1?

Updated: 4/27/2022

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Q: What is a number called when it can only be divided by itself and 1?
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### A number that can only be divided by itself it is calledd a?

A prime number can only be divided evenly by itself and one.

### Why is a prime number called a prime number?

Because it can only be divided by itself and 1 (the prime)

a prime number.

### Are there prime numbers divided by 2?

If they are prime they can only be divided by one and the number itself but 2 is a prime number and can be divided by itself

### What does it mean to say that a number is divisble by itself?

It just only mean that the number can be divided by itself and any number divided to itself is equivalent to 1.

### Is one a prime nimber?

no! a prime number is a number that can only be divided by itself and 1 (by 2 numbers)and 1 can only be divided by itself (by 1 number)

### Is 419 a prime number or a composite number?

A prime number is one that can only be divided by 1 and itself. 419 can only be divided by 1 and itself, therefore it is a prime number.

### What is the only number that can be divided by 1 and 2 and the number itself?

4 is the only number which is divisible by only itself, 1 and 2.

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### What kind of number is only divisible by only itself and one?

All numbers are divisible by themselves and one, BUT a number divisible ONLY by itself and one is called a prime number.prime numbers can only be divided by themselfs and 1a prime number

### Incapable of being divided isknown as?

If a number can only be divided by 1 and itself, it is a prime number.