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# What is a whole number factor of a composite number?

Updated: 11/1/2022

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All numbers have factors. The whole number factors of a composite number are the integers that combine in a multiplication sentence to make that number.

In the sentence 5 x 6 = 30, 5 and 6 are factors of 30.

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### Is 7 a whole number factor of a composite number?

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

### What is a composite factor?

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.

### What is a whole number that has more than two factors?

A composite number has three or more factors.

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Any whole number with more than two factors.

### What is a whole number that is made up of at least one factor other than one and itself?

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### What is composite factors?

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.

### Is160 a prime factor or composite factor?

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

### How do you prove that a number is a composite?

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

### What is a composite number into a prime factor?

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### What is a composite number that is a factor of 6?

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

### What are composite factors?

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.