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# What number is both a prime number and a multiple of 3?

Updated: 10/17/2022

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No number that is a multiple of 3, can be a Prime number.

A prime number must only be divisible by itself and 1. It cannot be divisible by any other number.

Therefore if it is a multiple of 3, then it must be divisible by 3 and hence, not a prime number.

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