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# What is a number 1 less than a prime number?

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It is a number 1 less than a Prime number. There is nothing else that can be said about it that is invariably true. Wiki User

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2 is a number that is 1 less than prime number. 3 is a prime and 2 is one less than that.   Wiki User

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The only thing that can be said with certainty is that it is a positive integer.   Earn +20 pts
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### What number less than 100 has prime factors?

All of the numbers less than 100 (except for -1, 0 and 1) have prime factors. I suspect you left some qualifying information out of your question.