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# Is 101 a prime number?

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Since it is only divisible by 1 and itself, 101 is a prime number. Primes are whole numbers greater than 1 with no other divisors but 1 and their whole value. All numbers not prime are composite.

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No two whole numbers, other than 1 and 101, have a product of 101 when multiplied together. The prime numbers closest in value are 97 and 103. In comparison, 100 is composite, since it is evenly divisible by 2, 4, 5, 10, 20, 25 and 50. Additionally, with factors of 2, 3, 6, 17, 34 and 51, 102 is also a composite number.

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