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The number 1 is not a prime number. A prime number by definition is a positive integer greater than 1 that is evenly divisible by only itself and 1. More »

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A prime number in math is an integer greater than 1 that is evenly divisible by only 1 and the number itself. One is not considered a prime number, because prime numbers by definition have two factors, and the number 1 o... More »

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One is not a prime number because the definition of a prime number is any number that is greater than one that is only divisible by one and itself. Since one is of course not greater than one, it does not fit the definit... More »

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The prime factors of 12 are 2 and 3. A prime number is a number greater than 1 that cannot be divided by any number except itself and 1. Both 2 and 3 are prime factors of 12 because they are prime numbers that can be div... More »

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Nine is not a prime number. It is a composite number, because it has more than two factors. A prime number is only divisible by one and by itself, and nine is divisible by one and by nine, but it is also divisible by the... More »

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Eighty-nine is a prime number. To check for a prime number, divide it by every number from two to one less than the number (88 in this case). If no smaller number can be evenly divided into the number, which is the case ... More »

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The number zero is not a prime number. By definition, a prime number dictates that the number must be a whole number greater in value than one and must be divisible by only itself and one. More »

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