Q: What is a whole number factor of a composite number?

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Any whole number with more than two factors.

All numbers have factors. Some factors are prime numbers, some are composite numbers. A factor that is a composite number is a composite factor.

The only composite factor of 21 is 21.

Well a composite number is a number that can divided into a whole number. 1996 can be divided by 2 which is a whole number, so yes! 1996 is a whole number.

A number which has a factor other than 1 and itself is a composite number.

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Yes it's a factor of 28 for example and it's a prime number

A composite factor is a factor that is a composite number, as opposed to a prime factor which is a factor that is a prime number.

A composite number has three or more factors.

Any whole number with more than two factors.

A composite number.

A composite factor is a factor that is a composite number, as opposed to a prime factor which is a factor that is a prime number.

Yes.

Since 160 is a composite number, it would be a composite factor.

To prove whether a number is composite, factor it. A number having any factor besides 1 and itself is composite.

It is another composite number.

The only composite number which is a factor of 6 is 6 itself.

A factor is a number or quantity that when multiplied with another produces a given number or expression. Some factors are prime, some are composite (the number "1" is neither.) A composite factor is a factor that can be divided further. 8 is a composite factor of 24. 3 is a prime factor of 24.