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2 is the only prime factor of 32

No. For example, 61 is a prime number; 16 is not a prime number.

32 is an even number over 2, so it is a composite number,

If that's 12, 48, 16 and 32, none of them are prime.

A prime number is a number that has only 2 factors. That is, it can only divide by 1 and itself. 32 is even, and has the factors 1, 2, 4, 8, 16 and 32. Thus it is not a prime, but is a composite number.

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prime number 32: 2

The next prime number after 32 is 37.

32 is not a prime number.

There is no prime number that goes into 32. For 18, there is the number 3. So, there is NO prime number that goes into both 18 and 32.Another Answer:-2 as a prime number will go into 18 and 32 evenly

No

2 is the only prime factor of 32

32 is composite.

There are no prime numbers between 32 and 36

32 has only one prime factor and it is 2

No. For example, 61 is a prime number; 16 is not a prime number.

The number 32 has only one prime factor: 2The true prime factor for any number is 1.

The number 32 cannot appear as a prime factor!

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