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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