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# Why is 36 a composite number?

Updated: 8/30/2023

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9y ago

Because it has more than two factors whereas prime numbers have only two factors

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Because those are the only positive integers that divide evenly into 36 with no remainder.

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8y ago

Because 36/4 = 9 and 9 times 4 = 36

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