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Q: Is every odd number a prime number?

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2 is the exception to the rule that every prime number is odd

Because every number is either odd or even. Even numbers are divisible by two, which means that (with the exception of 2 itself) they by definition are not prime.

The lowest odd prime number is 3 .

That's not true.

No because as for example 39 is an odd number but it is also a composite number because it has more than two factors and prime numbers have only two factors.

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Every single prime number Is odd , with the exception of 2 being an even number , but ... Not every single odd number is going to be prime. Example: 9-1,3,9

2 is the exception to the rule that every prime number is odd

Every prime number is odd except one: the number 2.

No. The first odd number, counting up from one, that is not a prime number, is 9.

Yes, every prime number, except for the number 2, is odd.

2 is the smallest prime number. It is co-prime with every odd number.

Because every number is either odd or even. Even numbers are divisible by two, which means that (with the exception of 2 itself) they by definition are not prime.

No. 101 is prime.

Yes.

All even numbers are, by definition, multiples of 2 and therefore are not prime. It follows that every prime number (other than 2) is odd as a prime number is defined as one which is not the multiple of any other integers. This is not to say that all odd numbers are prime. Odd and prime: 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19 etc...

Because if they were even they would be a multiple of 2 and thus not prime.

3 is the smallest odd prime number.

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