Q: Is 1 a Composite Number?

 A: No, the number 1 is not 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.

Since the number 1 has to be greater than 1, the number 1 is not a composite number.

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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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