Q: Is 139,657 a Prime Number?

 A: No, 139,657 is not a prime number.

Why is 139,657 not a prime number?

A prime number is a natural number, greater than one, that can only be divided by 1 and itself.

The number 139657 can be evenly divided by 1 7 71 281 497 1,967 19,951 and 139,657, with no remainder.

Since 139,657 cannot be divided by just 1 and 139,657, it is not a prime 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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