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Yes, 2 and 3 are consecutive prime numbers.

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Are there two consecutive whole number that are both prime number?

2 and 3

Can two consecutive whole numbers whole numbers be prime?

The only two consecutive whole numbers that are prime numbers are 2 and 3. Otherwise, every second consecutive whole number in sequence is even, and being multiples of 2, they cannot be prime.

What two consecutive whole numbers have a product which is a prime number?

1 and 2, whose product is 2.

Is it that 3 consecutive whole number can be prime factors Explain?

3 consecutive numbers cannot be prime factors. Any three consecutive numbers would include at least one even number. The only even prime number is 2, and (2,3,4) doesn't qualify.

How many consecutive prime number are there in 100?

2 and 3 are the only consecutive prime numbers.

What consecutive whole numbers be prime numbers?

2 and 3.

Is it that 2 consecutive whole numbers can be prime factors?


What is the consecutive prime number?

2 and 3

Is it possible that 3 consecutive whole numbers be prime factors?

No. Because 2 are consecutive to 3.

Can 3 consecutive whole numbers be primes?

No. Any three consecutive numbers will have at least one of them which is divisible by 2, which means it cannot be prime. And since 1 is not considered a prime number, it cannot happen.

Can two consecutive numbers be prime?

Yes.Additional Information:If you have two consecutive numbers, one of them will be an odd number and the other will be an even number. Since even numbers are divisible by 2, the only even prime number is 2. If two consecutive numbers are prime, the even number must be 2. So, because 1 is not a prime number, the only time that two consecutive numbers can be prime is in the case of 2 and 3.

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