Q: Is 238 a Prime Number?

 A: No, 238 is not a prime number.

Why is 238 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 238 can be evenly divided by 1 2 7 14 17 34 119 and 238, with no remainder.

Since 238 cannot be divided by just 1 and 238, it is not a prime number.

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