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# Is the number 17 prime or composite or neither?

Updated: 9/23/2023

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17 is a prime.

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17 is prime.

### Is 17 prime composite or neither?

17 is a prime number. 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.

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1 is neither prime nor composite, but 17 is prime.

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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. 17 is prime.

### Is 85 a prime or a composite number?

It is neither. The concept of prime or composite is relevant for whole numbers greater than 1.

17 is prime.

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1.7 is neither because it must b a whole number. 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.

### Is 34 prime or composite or neither?

34 is a composite number because it has 4 factors: 1, 2, 17, and 34.

It is prime

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17 is a prime number.

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17 is a prime number.

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697 is not prime. 697 = 17 * 41