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# Why isn't 6 a prime number?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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6 divided by 6 = 1 and 6 divided by 1 = 6 But also 6 divided by 2 = 3 and 6 divided by 3 = 2

Prime numbers can only be divided by itself and 1

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