Q: Is 123,456,789 a Composite Number?

 A: Yes, 123,456,789 is a composite number.

Why is 123,456,789 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 123,456,789 can be evenly divided by 1, 3, 9, 3,607, 3,803, 10,821, 11,409, 32,463, 34,227, 13,717,421, 41,152,263 and 123,456,789, with no remainder.

Since 123,456,789 cannot be divided by just 1 and 123,456,789, it is a composite number.

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

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