Q: Is 1 a Composite Number?

 A: Yes, 1 is a composite number.

Why is 1 a composite number?

A composite number is a number that can be divided evenly by more numbers than 1 and itself. It is the opposite of a prime number.

The number 1 can be evenly divided by and 1, with no remainder.

Since 1 can be divided by just 1 and 1, it is a composite number.

More Examples

Number 234
Composite? nonoyes
  • All positive natural numbers are either a prime number or a composite number (except the number 1, which is neither).

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