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A Prime number is one that only has factors of 1 and its self (3 is a prime number because you can only multiply 1 and 3 to get it). Since you can multiply 1 and 68, 2 and 34 or 4 and 17 to get 68 it is not a prime number.

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A prime number has only 2 factors which are 1 and itself. Composite numbers are everything else except 1 and 0. 1 and 0 are neither prime, nor composite. 68 is composite.

Composite (1 and 68, 2 and 34,, 4 and 17)

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