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# How is 4567278 a composite number?

First, you have to know the difference between Prime Numbers and Composite Numbers.

Prime Numbers are numbers that has only two factors: 1 and itself. Composite Numbers are numbers that have factors other than 1 and itself.

Composite numbers are always even, with only one exception: number 2. Two is the ONLY EVEN Prime number. Never will you encounter another even prime number because it will always have AT LEAST 3 factors. # ITSELF. # ONE. # TWO. Now that we know the difference between Prime and Composite, we can answer your question. 4,567,278 is an even number. It is divisible by itself, one, two and probably more numbers. Therefore, it is COMPOSITE! Study guides

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## A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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With the exception of '2' all even numbers are composite.

Any number is an even number if it ends in 0,2,4,6,8.

Since 4567278 ends in '8' then it is even and hence it is composite.  Earn +20 pts  